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Refuse Services (Trash, Recycling, etc.)

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Trash, Recycling, Organics, HHW, Donation

Public Works Refuse Services addresses pollution prevention, waste and recycling.  If you have questions regarding the City's Environmental Sustainability Division, please visit the Sustainable MB website.

Trash, Recycling and Other Solid Waste (Refuse):

Contact Information
Waste Management (City's Franchised Hauler): (310) 830-7100
WM At Your Door, Door-to-Door Household Hazardous Waste Pick-up: (800) 449-7587

To learn more about solid waste services offered by the City's Franchised Hauler, Waste Management, please visit our Solid Waste and Recycling Programs webpage, or select from the menu below:

Trash, Recycling and Organics (food/yard waste)
Residential and Commercial Carts/Bins (new, replacement, removal)
What Can I Place In My Blue Recycling Container?
Where Can I Redeem My Bottles & Cans? (recycling centers)
Organics (Food & Yard Waste) and Backyard Composting
Donate Used Goods
Holiday Collection Schedule (solid waste collection)
Temporary Bin Rental (garage clean-out, moving, etc.)

State Mandated Commercial Business Programs (AB 341 and AB 1826)
AB 341 Mandatory Commercial Business Recycling (blue cart/white bin)
AB 1826 Mandatory Commercial Business Organics Recycling (food/green waste)

Bulky Items, Donation and Paper Shredding
Bulky-Item Pick-Up (mattresses, sofas, small furniture, appliances)
Donation Centers (drop-off)
Document Destruction (Shredding)

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronic (E-Waste) Disposal
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & E-Waste (drop-off and at-home pick-up)
Sharps by Mail Program Disposal (lancets, needles, etc.)
Battery Recycling (drop-off and at-home pick-up)
Unwanted Medicine (drop-off 24/7 - controlled and uncontrolled substances)
Manhattan Beach Household Hazardous Waste Facility Closure (PDF)

Construction & Demolition Recycling: Waste Management Plans (WMP)
To encourage environmentally - responsible building, the State of California and the City of Manhattan Beach require that all demolition and construction projects deconstruct/recycle/divert from the landfill at least 65% of the total waste generated at the site.
Waste Management Plan Form (Word)
Construction/Demolition Debris Recycling Guide (PDF)  

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