Solid Waste

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Public Works - Solid Waste
124 South Lake Street
Burbank, CA 91502
Telephone:  (818) 238-3800 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


 Solid Waste consists of three sections:

  1. Solid Waste Collection is responsible for servicing all single family residential units, 60% of the multi-family residential units in the City and 10% of all commercial/industrial customers in the City. Automated collection services include solid waste, recyclables, and green waste.
  2. Solid Waste Disposal operates the City’s landfill in accordance with federal, state, county and local regulations and permits.  Based on the present rate of disposal, the permitted landfill capacity is designed to last until the year 2053.

  3. Recycling Section activities include the curbside collection of recyclables for single-family residential, a portion of multi-family residential and commercial recycling collection.  This section also provides public education and outreach on numerous environmental issues, operating several other recycling programs such as oil recycling and composting.

The operation to process recyclables at the Recycle Center, located at 500 S. Flower Street, is conducted by a private contractor. In-house City staff conducts public outreach and adminsiters various recycling programs.  For more information about the Recycle Center click here or call (818) 238-3900.

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