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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.

Mon. - Thurs.:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Commercial Collection Services

Container sizes that are available to commercial businesses include: 68-, 95- and 300-gallon containers and 2, 3, and 4-cubic-yard bins for refuse. The fee varies according to the frequency of service, and the number and size of containers that are being serviced.

Commercial Refuse Collection Rates pdf
Refuse Bin Rental Application 2019-2020 pdf

The Resource Recovery & Recycling Division will provide commingled recycle containers to Santa Monica commercial customers. These may be collected daily, if necessary, from the area of regular collection service. There is no additional charge for commingled recycle containers for commercial businesses.

List of Recyclable Materials
Commercial Collection Services
Help Us Help You:

Please take a moment and fill out our Commercial Recycling Survey.
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There is no additional charge for extra recycling containers. If you have more recyclable materials than your container(s) can hold, please contact the Resource Recovery & Recycling Division at (310) 458-2223 to obtain more containers for your materials. However, if the materials are not in the designated container the materials will not be collected.

The Resource Recovery & Recycling Division provides food waste recycling containers, at no additional charge, to restaurants that have city refuse collection service. Participants are required to separate all organic waste and place it into special containers provided by the city.
Cooking Oil and Grease Recycling Program - Free Service to Local Restaurants

For information on the collection of Bulky and Special Items, please see the Bulky Items Collection page.

The Resource Recovery & Recycling Division provides extra collection services to businesses with city collection refuse service for an additional cost. Charges will be assessed depending on the number of additional collection container(s).

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