Long Beach recycling
Residents have a new one-stop venue for safely and properly disposing of household hazardous, universal and electronic wastes. The Los Angeles County Environmental Collection Center is located at EDCO Recycling and Transfer, 2755 California Ave., Signal Hill.
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske is asking for a report from the City Public Health Officer concerning educational efforts by the Health Department to inform grocers and their customers about the need to clean reusable bags that may be the source of bacteria. An agenda item asking for the report will be heard in early March. “The [...]
On Saturday, February 23, 2013, Hughes Middle School and Longfellow Elementary will team up with Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC) to host a Used Clothing Drive at Hughes Middle School.
Second District Councilmember Dr. Suja Lowenthal, along with Goodwill Industries, Inc., and Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau will host the Second District eWaste & Recycling Drive Saturday, January 26, 2013. This event will be the perfect chance to get rid of all sorts of items in your home following the holidays in a fast and [...]
The City’s 21st Annual Holiday “Treecycling” Tree Recycling program gives residents a chance to dispose of trees free of charge while keeping the trees out of the trash after the holidays. Residents with City refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013. From [...]
Nine-year-old Caine Monroy and the Imagination Foundation are joining with the Aquarium of the Pacific to encourage children to use cardboard and their creativity to create solutions that allow people to live in harmony with Southern California’s urban ocean. Inspired by the Caine’s Global Cardboard Challenge, the cardboard exhibit created by Aquarium participants will be on [...]
Los Angeles County Public Works Department will host a free used motor oil and used oil filter recycling event at the Long Beach AutoZone, 6500 East Spring Street, on Saturday, October 13, 2012, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. In exchange for turning in their used oil, participants will be rewarded with free oil containers, oil filter [...]
1-800-GOT-SCRAP is teaming up with the Southern California Auto Extrication Academy to collect cars that will be used for vehicle rescue training using the “Jaws of Life.” Cars are desperately needed so that firefighters can learn to expertly use the Jaws of Life equipment to safely and efficiently remove passengers who have been involved in [...]
Under a new incentive program announced Tuesday between the City of Long Beach and Recyclebank, Long Beach becomes the largest city in California to reward residents for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from local businesses and national brands. To kick off the program, Long Beach residents who register for [...]
There’s no reason to toss out that old cell phone, PDA, digital camera or other small electronic device. Thanks to the U.S. Postal Service – which has expanded the availability of a recycling program to 3,100 retail locations – customers can trade in their old electronic gadgets for cash.