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Solid Waste - 909-620-2241

 

Solid Waste

  • The Solid Waste Division performs Citywide residential, refuse collection service in a professional, safe and efficient manner; provides effective oversight of the Commercial Solid Waste Franchise system; provides Community Clean-up Program (stationary events) and Illegal Dumping Abatement; administers the shopping cart retrieval program; administers special Solid Waste collection programs in focused areas; administers grant programs, such as used oil, beverage container recycling.

    The City encourages Zero Waste. 

    To learn more about Zero Waste, click here.

Administration Services

  • The program goal of the Solid Waste Administration is to provide administrative support for the solid waste operations of the City of Pomona by providing ongoing management, evaluation, administrative support, and financial control of the service programs, so that the division performs in the most effective and efficient manner.

 Community Cleanup

  • The goal of the Community Clean-up program is to provide a mechanism for residents to participate in Council District clean-up events.

         Phone Number: 909-620-2241

 

Illegal Dumping

  • The Illegal Dumping Abatement program is to mitigate the Citywide Illegal Dumping problem brought on by the closing of dump sites.  This program is responsible for cleaning up illegal dumpsites throughout the City.

         Illegal Dumping Reporting Line: 909-620-2399

         To learn more about Reporting Illegal Dumping, click here.

 

Residential Refuse Disposal

  • Provides automated collection and disposal of refuse, collection of bulky items,  recyclable materials, and green waste for residents in single family units and some multifamily units, consisting of four units or less, by providing weekly service the City can effectively manage the trash being generated and meet the State’s mandated diversion goals.  Service includes the collection and recycling of Christmas trees, from December 26th through the second week of January.  

         Phone Number: 909-620-2241

 

Shopping Cart Retrieval

  • The Abandoned Shopping Cart Retrieval program provides for the timely removal of shopping carts that have been abandoned in public rights-of-way (i.e. alleys, sidewalks, streets, parkways, medians, etc).

         24 Hour Abandoned Shopping Cart Reporting Line: 909-620-2362

 

Tire Recycling

  • The Tire Recycling program, coordinated by Business Services, provides for the proper collection, disposal and management of used tires in the City by conducting collection event(s) and developing public education materials for residents.

         Phone Number: 909-620-2241

 

Used Oil Recycling

  • The goal of the Used Oil Recycling program, coordinated by Business Services Department, provides for the proper collection and disposal of used oil and filters from residents in the City by developing public education materials and conducting collection events throughout the City.

         Phone Number: 909-620-2241

 

Los Angeles Regional Agency (LARA)

LARA is a consortium of several cities in Southern California.  LARA is currently 18 cities strong (and counting).  The Los Angeles Area Regional Agency was formed by conscious recycling advocates from the member cities.  In 2004, CalRecycle approved the formation of LARA.  All members of LARA work together to insure their city meets and exceeds the mandates set by State Assembly Bill 939.

Please visit the link for valuable information on regulatory compliance, recycling, workshops, and events at http://www.laregionalagency.us/


Links:

 
Abandoned Shopping Carts - Hotline 
Bulky Item Collection Program
Certified Used Oil Collection Center
E-Waste
Franchise Haulers

Holiday Schedule - Trash Collection Service  pdf icon

Industrial Waste
Keep Green CLEAN  pdf icon
Recycling
Sharps Disposal
Solid Waste Rates
Trash Container Placement
Trash, Recycling, Greenwaste

Recycle Household Batteries  pdf icon

Zero Waste pdf icon

Recycle - What Goes Where

Change Your Trash Habits in 9 Easy Steps Short Film

(Rebel Earth Films)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTEwCAQ0scs

 

 
Solid Waste Rate
 
   

Effective
 01/01/2019

Section 62-672. Established (Rates and Charges)
 Basic Bi-Monthly Rate

 

$60.61

   

 

* Rates are adjusted on January 1st of each year in accordance with Pomona City Code.

 



   

 


 

 
Report Illegal Dumping

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In an ongoing effort to keep the City of Pomona beautiful, this service is provided by City staff in the Public Works Department, Solid Waste Division.

Illegal dumping in alleys, streets, sidewalks, and other public rights-of-way are a public nuisance in neighborhoods, and is a hazard to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.  Please do your part in reporting any illegal dumping to the following number:

To report Illegal Dumping please call (909) 620-2399

Include your name, telephone number, the address and cross street(s) of the public right-of-way, and a description of items and/or materials that were dumped illegally. 

 

Thank you for doing your part to help keep Pomona Vibrant, Safe and Beautiful.

 
Trash, Recycling, and Green Waste

Black Container (Trash)

Weekly collection begins at 6 a.m.(Monday-Friday). Containers should be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. and removed from street or alleys within 12 hours after collection.
 

Yes
Animal & food waste
Bathroom waste (tissues, baby wipes,etc.)
Carbon paper
Carpet, flooring
Cat litter
Cigarette butts
Clothes hanger
Disposable diapers
Drapes
Food waste
Glass or ceramic plates/cups
Mirrors
Old clothes, shoes
Paper milk Cartons
Pool covers
Rags & sponges
Toys
Pomona CA Trash Cart RENDER No
Auto tires
batteries
Chlorine
Building materials
Computer equipment
Concrete
Construction debris
Dirt or rocks
Furniture
Hazardous waste
Large appliances
Motor oil
Paint or paint thinner
Recyclables
Stones or soil
Yard waste

 


 

Blue Container (Recycling)

Weekly collection begins at 6 a.m.(Monday-Friday). Containers should be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. and removed from street or alleys within 12 hours after collection.

 

Recyclable
Aluminum foil/cans/tin cans
Brochures
Cardboard/beverage boxes
Cardboard egg cartons
Cereal boxes (lining removed)
Computer & white paper
Glass bottles/jars (no window glass)
Junk mail/magazines, phone books
Milk jugs/laundry bottles
Newspapers/inserts/coupons
Phone Books
Plastic bottles #1-7
Pomona CA Recycle Cart RENDER Non-Recyclable
Batteries
Building materials
Clothing
Carpet
Computer equipment
Food waste
Green waste
Glass or ceramic plates/cups
Hazardous waste
Liquid waste
Oils,paints
Soiled paper plates
Styrofoam egg cartons
Waxed paper,carbon paper
Wood
Yard waste

 


 

Green Container (Greenwaste)

Weekly collection begins at 6 a.m. (Monday-Friday). The green container is for your yard waste (leaves, grass, weeds, shrubs and tree trimmings) only. Yard waste is simply defined as "what grows in the yard". Trimmings should be cut up to the amount of waste that can fit in the container. Do not use plastic bags. All yard waste )or green waste) materials must be placed inside the container for collection. Bagged or items placed outside or on top of the container will no be collectd.

 

Yes
Grass & leaves (unbagged)
Pruning & weeds
Twigs & small branches
(4 inches or less in diameter & 2 feet or less in length)
Vegetation (from the yard)
Pomona CA Green Waste Cart RENDER No
Animal/food waste
Batteries
Computer equipment
Construction debris
Dirt or rocks
Fruit
Hazardous waste
Palm fronds,yucca, vines, cactus
Plastic bags or paper materials
Rugs, flooring or metal
Recyclables or trash
 
Recycling

Tire Recycling

  • The Tire Recycling program, coordinated by Business Services, provides for the proper collection, disposal and management of used tires in the City by conducting collection event(s) and developing public education materials for residents.

         Phone Number: 909-620-2241

 

Used Oil Recycling

  • The goal of the Used Oil Recycling program, coordinated by Business Services Department, provides for the proper collection and disposal of used oil and filters from residents in the City by developing public education materials and conducting collection events throughout the City.

         Phone Number: 909-620-2241

 

Los Angeles Regional Agency (LARA)

LARA is a consortium of several cities in Southern California.  LARA is currently 18 cities strong (and counting).  The Los Angeles Area Regional Agency was formed by conscious recycling advocates from the member cities.  In 2004, CalRecycle approved the formation of LARA.  All members of LARA work together to insure their city meets and exceeds the mandates set by State Assembly Bill 939.

Please visit the link for valuable information on regulatory compliance, recycling, workshops, and events at http://www.laregionalagency.us/


Links:

 
Certified Used Oil Collection Center
E-Waste
Industrial Waste
Keep Green CLEAN  pdf icon
Recycling
Sharps Disposal
Trash, Recycling, Greenwaste
Used Tires  pdf icon
Recycle Household Batteries  pdf icon
Zero Waste pdf icon

 
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