Long Beach offers many FREE eco-programs for LB residents.
October 2017 | Holiday Schedule | Event Dates | Litter-Free Halloween
Paper Shredding Event | Oct. 7th
The City of Long Beach is hosting a FREE shredding event to help residents securely dispose of confidential documents. 

Accepted at event: Confidential documents, white or colored paper, staples & paperclips, CDs, credit cards, manila file folders, envelopes, hard drives, cell phones, 3-ring binders, cardboard. 
Holiday Notice | Columbus Day
On Monday, October 9th:

  • Street sweeping WILL occur on Monday, including enforcement of street sweeping violations.

  • Parking meters will be enforced unless the meter states "Except on Holidays".

  • Refuse and Recycling collection WILL occur as normal.

Safe Disposal Made Easy!
HHW, E-Waste, Used Tires
Saturday, October 14th & 28th
2 Days, 3 FREE drop-off locations:

HHW, e-waste, used tires | 9a-2p: 

  • EDCO Recycling & Transfer Center
  • 2755 California Ave., Signal Hill

E-Waste & used tires only | 10a-2p:

  • Conservation Corp of Long Beach
  • 340 Nieto Ave., Long Beach
  • CCLB Environmental Education Center
  • 3251 E. 19th St., Signal Hill

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Free Compost Workshop
Saturday, October 28th | 10:30am
From falling leaves to holiday food scraps, a lot of composting can happen during the holidays. Attend our FREE workshop to learn how easy it is to make a nutrient-rich mulch for your plants. 10:30am - 12:30pm at the Environmental Service Bureau, 2929 E. Willow St. in LB.

Reserve your seat today.
Tips for an eco-friendly Halloween
  • Help keep litter off neighborhood streets
  • Download a free litter sign for your window
  • Bring a litter bag with you when trick-or-treating
  • Provide a litter can on your porch for candy wrappers
  • Use reusable or compostable decorations
  • Have recycling bins ready at your party
  • Use reusable cups and plates at parties
  • Compost leftover food scraps from home parties or celebrations