The Environmental Services Section partners with a host of government agencies including the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), the California Department of Conservation, the California and U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. Manages and implements recycling and reuse programs such as:
The Product Exchange program, Composting Education, Sharps Collection Container Distribution, Used Oil Recycling program, California Redemption Value (CRV) Recycling program, and coordination of the annual West Covina/Los Angeles County Household Hazardous and E-Waste Round-Up.
Residential and Commercial Waste Collection
AB 341 (Mandatory Recycling Law for Business or Multifamily units of 5 or more) FAQ Sheet For more information about AB 341, please click here.
Public Services Department - Environmental Services Section, manages the administration of the City's franchise agreement with Athens Services for residential and commercial waste collection, including: the Low-Income Senior Citizen Waste Collection Discount program, Clean-Up Saturdays, Bulky-items per week pick-up, Move-in/Move-out Service, and the Christmas Tree Recycling program.
2020 Used Motor Oil Collection and Filter Exchange Event - 06/27/20 event is cancelled
2020 Electronic Waste Collection - 06/13/20 event is cancelled
2020 5 Weeks of Green - cancelled
04/18/20 Free Landscape Workshop - cancelled
05/02/20 Free Compost - cancelled
05/09/20 Free Smart Gardening Workshop - cancelled