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Organic Waste

The City provides all curbside customers with automated 90 gallon "GREEN" organic waste collection containers.

  • Organic waste comprises about 40% of waste generated by Beverly Hills residents.
  • To meet state-mandated reduction goals, all curbside collection customers are required to separate all organic waste.

 

Please be sure to follow these instructions:

(Single-Family Residents with Alley Collections, please refer to additional information following these instructions)

What can I place in my City-issued 90-gallon "green" organic waste container?

  • Grass clippings
  • Tree trimmings
  • Leaves and brush weeds
  • Food scraps

What may NOT be placed in my "green" organic waste container?

  • NO trash
  • NO recyclable materials
  • NO plastic bags
  • NO animal waste
  • NO dirt
  • NO bulky items
  • NO electronics (e-waste)
  • NO hazardous waste

 Organic Waste Collection

Please remember to:

  • CUT BRUSH into 3-foot lengths
  • DO NOT OVERFILL the "GREEN" container
  • Do not leave any organic waste outside the container
  • Place ALL TRASH in your "BLACK" OR "GRAY" container
  • Keep organic waste bin clean

 

Further instructions for single-family residents north of Santa Monica Blvd with alley collections:

On Collection Day:

  • All alley organic waste containers must be placed on the same side as the other alley containers.
  • All organic waste containers must be put out before 7:00 a.m. on your collection day and put back on your property by the following day.

 

The Solid Waste Division works on all holidays with the exception of:
  • New Year's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

 

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  • Monday-Thursday 7:30AM-5:30PM
  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
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