Resource Recovery & Recycling Division
2500 Michigan Ave.
Santa Monica, CA  90404

Phone: 310-458-2223
Fax: 310-264-7750
Office Hours:
Mon. - Thurs.:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Holiday Schedule

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Street Sweeping and Sidewalk Cleaning

The City of Santa Monica maintains a street sweeping program to comply with provisions of the federally mandated Clean Water Act. Street sweeping helps to remove pollutants which can potentially reach the Santa Monica Bay.
Residential streets are scheduled to be swept on a weekly basis with commercial streets swept more often. Alleys are scheduled to be swept weekly.

To improve the effectiveness of our Street Sweeping Program, City staff requests that you park your cars off the street on your scheduled sweeping day. Sweeping around parked cars requires more time and is a dangerous maneuver. Moving your cars will allow the sweeper to do a better job for you and your neighbors.
opis map
Visit the city's interactive OPIS Map System
to find out the street sweeping schedule in your neighborhood.

(check the box "street sweeping" under the right-column "Map Layers",
then click "Legend" on the top menu and zoom-in)

Pressure Washing

We use modern equipment capable of capturing and recycling wash water. Our pressure washing services are held to the same environmental standards as for street sweeping. No water enters the storm drain system.
We pressure wash sidewalks, parking structures and loading docks for a reasonable fee.
Requests for pressure washing may be made by calling 310-458-2223.

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