The City of Los Angeles

has a variety of programs and services to help residents keep their neighborhoods safe and clean. By using these free services, residents can also help the environment and preserve precious resources.

Click on any of the icons below to find out more about the programs available.


Trash Collection & Recycling icon
Report trash, yard trimmings or recyclables that were not collected • Order additional trash or recycling containers • Request a dead animal pick up • Obtain information on extra-capacity tags

Operation CleanSweep
To report graffiti or request removal on public property • Request information on the Adopt-a-Median and Adopt-a-Basket programs.

Did you know that less than 10% of motor oil sold in the Los Angeles area gets recycled after usage?

For a listing of Collection Centers throughout the City of Los Angeles where you can take your uncontaminated used motor oil for recycling, click here or on left icon.


Bulky Item Pickup
The City of Los Angeles provides FREE pick up of large or bulky items such as furniture and appliances provided the resident calls at least 2 days in advance • Items can also be dropped off Saturdays at selected yards between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. • Call for locations

To report damaged or out of service streetlights in your neighborhood.

GrassCycling Smart-Gardening
Residents can learn about backyard composting, worm composting, types of compost bins, grasscycling, and other ‘smart gardening’ tips at the City’s FREE Backyard Composting Workshops.

For more information, call (213) 847-1444


L.A. Animal Services houses and cares for lost and adandonment animals in its six shelters located throughout the City, enforces animal-related laws, and acts to prevent cruelty to animals. Our customer-oriented staff is awaiting to assist you.

For more information, call (213) 473-8253

For a listing of environmental programs and organizations outside of the City of Los Angeles, click here.
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