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


Phone: 310-458-2223
Fax: 310-264-7750

Office Hours:
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, our offices will be CLOSED to the public until further notice.

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Planning Zero Waste Events


For any permitted events needing event waste containers, please:

1. Contact us at at least 3 weeks prior to your event date

2. Download and fill out the Zero Waste Event Planning Form

3. Send the completed Zero Waste Form and a Site Plan to

4. Pay any event container fees and/or deposits at least 2 weeks prior to the event date

Sample Signs:

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For a food container distribution list, please contact the Office of Sustainability and the Environment at 310.458.2213,  or visit





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