clean streets

Clean Scene: Council District 5

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Before and After Clean Streets LA

Our Clean Streets LA crews are out and about making a difference in Los Angeles every day. If you see abandoned waste or illegal dumping in your community, be a Clean Streets LA partner and report it to 311. That way, our Clean Streets LA crews know exactly where their next stop will be.

 

Clean Streets LA in your community.

Call 311 or use the MyLA311 app to report abandoned waste and illegal dumping in the public right of way near you. When making a report, please provide as much detail about the location and debris as possible so the appropriate level of resources can be directed to the site.

To download the MyLA311 app, visit Google Play or Apple App Store.

Submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or usewww.LACrimeStoppers.org and be eligible for a reward.

There's always time to make a difference.

Call 311 or use the MyLA311 app to report abandoned waste and illegal dumping in the public right of way near you. When making a report, please provide as much detail about the location and debris as possible so the appropriate level of resources can be directed to the site.

To download the MyLA311 app, visit Google Play or Apple App Store.

Join the Clean Streets LA Challenge

Are you a member of your Neighborhood Council or a local community group? Want to give your localstreets some polish? We've got your back. Check out our Clean Streets L.A. Challenge to win part of the $25,000 award.

Share and spread the word.

Call 311 or use the MyLA311 app to report abandoned waste and illegal dumping in the public right of way near you. When making a report, please provide as much detail about the location and debris as possible so the appropriate level of resources can be directed to the site.

To download the MyLA311 app, visit Google Play or Apple App Store.

Submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or usewww.LACrimeStoppers.org and be eligible for a reward.

Do you know what goes in your blue bin?

The City of Los Angeles currently operates the largest residential curbside recycling program in the United States, collecting a variety of recyclables from over 750,000 households every week.  

The City of Los Angeles currently operates the largest residential curbside recycling program in the United States, collecting a variety of recyclables from over 750,000 households every week.  

You can recycle these items in your blue bin container.

 

Paper

All clean dry paper, including:

  • Computer paper
  • Ledger paper
  • Arts and craft paper
  • Unwanted mail
  • Flyers
  • Telephone books
  • Note cards
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • File folders
  • Paper bags
  • Post-it notes
  • Catalogs
  • All envelopes, including those with windows

Cardboard

All cardboard boxes and chipboard, including:

  • Cereal boxes
  • Tissue boxes
  • Dry food boxes
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Shoe boxes
  • Detergent boxes
  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • Cardboard boxes (broken down and flattened)

Cartons

All refrigerated, shelf-stable, aseptic packaging, including:

  • Fruit juice boxes and cartons
  • Orange juice cartons
  • Milk cartons
  • Wine boxes
  • Soy milk, rice milk and almond milk boxes and cartons
  • Cereal boxes
  • Heavy cream cartons
  • Egg substitute cartons

Metals

All aluminum, tin, metal, and bi-metal cans, rinsed if possible, including:

  • Soda cans
  • Juice cans
  • Soup cans
  • Vegetables cans
  • Pet food cans
  • Pie tins
  • Clean aluminum foil
  • Empty paint and aerosol cans
  • Wire hangers

Glass

All glass bottles and jars, rinsed if possible, including:

  • Soda bottles
  • Wine bottles
  • Beer bottles
  • Spaghetti sauce jars
  • Pickle jars
  • Broken bottles

Plastics

All plastics numbers 1 through 7

Empty plastic containers, rinsed if possible, including:

  • Soda bottles 
  • Juice bottles
  • Detergent containers
  • Bleach containers
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Lotion bottles
  • Mouthwash bottles
  • Dishwashing liquid bottles
  • Milk jugs
  • Tubs for margarine and yogurt
  • Plastic planters
  • Food and blister packaging
  • Rigid clamshell packaging

Plastic Bags

All plastic bags and film plastics, including:

  • Grocery bags
  • Dry cleaner bags
  • All clean film plastic

Polystyrene(STYROFOAM™)

All clean STYROFOAM™, including:

  • STYROFOAM™ cups, containers, and packaging
  • STYROFOAM™ egg shell cartons
  • STYROFOAM™ block packaging
  • STYROFOAM™ clamshell packaging

Miscellaneous Plastics including:

  • Plastic hangers
  • Non-electric plastic toys
  • Plastic swimming pools
  • Plastic laundry baskets