BUSINESSES AND MULTI-FAMILY PROPERTIES - effective February 1, 2020, no owner or occupant of a commercial or multi-family premises shall employ another, other than the holder of a permit issued by the City of El Segundo, to collect solid waste, organics or recyclables generated on the premises. Please check with your solid waste (“trash”) collections hauler to ensure they intend to obtain a Commercial/Multi-Family Solid Waste Collections permit with the City and continue to service your property/business! ElSegundomandatorybusinessandmultifamilyorganicsrecycling.pdf
The City of El Segundo encourages business to reduce, reuse, and recycle whenever possible. Here are a few resources designed to help businesses reduce the amount of trash they generate and throw away – practices that will save your company money, conserve landfill space, and protect the environment by conserving natural resources:
The Department of Conservation offers free Office Recycling Kits. Visit www.bottlesandcans.com
to order a kit and find out more about starting a recycling program in your office.
LOCATE A RECYCLER
The County of LA Recycler Locator is designed to locate a recycler that fits your company's specific needs. You can search by material and sort by zip code. Use the "Recycler Locator" to access more than 300 recyclers that can recycle or reuse most everything from bottles, cans, papers and plastics, to computers, concrete, textiles, tires and wood. The County site also includes industry-specific tips for reducing trash as well as case studies of businesses that have already successfully implemented waste reduction techniques. In addition, on the Resources page you will find links to valuable web sites and other resources to help you reduce your trash. WASTE REDUCTION AWARDS PROGRAM (WRAP) WRAP provides an opportunity for California businesses to gain public recognition for their outstanding efforts to reduce waste.
WASTEWISE WasteWise is a free, voluntary, EPA program helping U.S. organizations eliminate costly municipal solid waste, benefiting the bottom line and the environment.