Trash Pick-Up & Drop-Off

Garbage truck collecting trash can

LA Sanitation (LASAN)

LASAN protects public health and the environment in the LA area. Their services include trash pickup, abandoned garbage pick up, recycling programs, and waste water treatment. It's customer care center is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 1-800-773-2489.

Regular Trash Pick Up Services

LA Sanitation collects trash in the Los Angeles area from four automated trash bins; black (for household waste), blue (for recyclables),  green (for yard trimmings), and brown (for horse manure). Bins are picked up on scheduled collection days. They must be placed at the curb by 6:00am and removed no later than 8:00pm on the day of collection.

Find Your Neighborhood's Scheduled Collection Day
Learn More About Products You Can Recycle

Large & Abandoned Trash Pick Up Services

LASAN will pick up items too large for a normal trash bin free of charge. These include items like beds, couches, and fridges. If you find these items abandoned on the street, please report it, and LASAN will pick them up for free too. 

LASAN does not collect automotive parts, construction material, commercial waste or cardboard.

Request Large Item & Metal Applicance Pickup

Report Illegal Dumping & Abandoned Garbage

Dead Animal Removal

Drop Off Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste at Collection Centers

LA Residents can safely drop off household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronic waste (E-Waste) at S.A.F.E. (Solvents/Automotive/Flammables/Electronics) Collection Centers. HHW includes items like paint, motor oil, propane tanks, and needles. E-waste includes items like computers, TVs, and microwaves. For more information about what can and what cannot be collected at S.A.F.E. Centers, please refer to links below.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Guide
Electronic Waste Drop Off Guide
Needles & Syringes Drop-Off Guide
Tires Drop Off Guide