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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Annual Holiday Collection Delays

Annual Holiday Collection

Trash and recycling collection service does not take place on the following holidays – Memorial Day (Monday, May 27), Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day (Monday, September 2), Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28), Christmas Day (Wednesday,...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Recycling Assistance for Schools

Recycling Bins for Schools

For a limited time and while supplies last, the City is providing free bins to Diamond Bar based schools looking to start or improve a school recycling program. To be eligible for recycling bins, schools must submit an application that outlines the school...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Christmas Tree, Extra Trash Pickup

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For two weeks after Christmas Day, Waste Management customers will be able to recycle their holiday tree at the curb for free.  To prepare your tree for pick up, remove the stand, as well as decorations, tinsel, garland, and ornaments and then si...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Free Bulky Item Pickups

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If you are getting rid of unwanted household furniture that has outlived its usefulness, here is a reminder to take advantage of the bulky item pickup service available through the City’s contract waste haulers. The service is free, convenient a...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Encroachment Permit Required for Dumpster Rental

Encroachment Permits

Home renovations, construction projects, and sometimes even general cleaning efforts require a dedicated dumpster either because of the quantity or bulkiness of the trash, or the types of materials such as concrete or metals. 

There is no need to ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Fight Shopping Cart Blight

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Shopping carts are convenient, even essential, but the moment they are rolled out of a store’s parking lot and abandoned along sidewalks, parks or other public places, they become a nuisance or even a safety hazard.

In an effort to curb blight of...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Free Used Oil Recycling Kits

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Motor oil doesn't wear out, it just gets dirty; it can be cleaned of contaminants and recycled indefinitely. 

While supplies last, the City is giving away oil recycling kits at City Hall, located at 21810 Copley Drive, to Diamond Bar residents who...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Recycling Bulbs and Batteries

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Spent batteries and fluorescent bulbs are among the items that are considered a hazardous waste, and not suitable for disposal in the regular trash bin. Batteries, in particular, contain toxic chemicals that have the potential to leach into the environmen...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Properly Disposing of Leftover Paint

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Getting rid of unwanted leftover paint and paint products is easy and convenient thanks to a statewide non-profit program.

Known as PaintCare, the program assigns various paint retailers to serve as official drop-off sites for house paint and primers, stai...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Recycling Bins for Schools

Recycling Bins for Schools

For a limited time and while supplies last, the City is providing free bins to Diamond Bar schools looking to start or improve a school recycling program. To be eligible for recycling bins, schools must submit an application that includes an outline of th...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Restaurant Carts for Organics Diversion

Organics Recycling

The City is implementing a new organics program for Diamond Bar restaurants in order to divert food waste from the landfills and meet State mandates. 

Organic recycling helps to divert food waste which would normally end up in the landfills. &...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Sustainable Gardening Workshops

Free Gardening, Composting Workshops

The City is hosting a series of free Smart Gardening Composting workshops during the summer months that will focus on organic composting, water-wise gardening, and drought tolerant plant selection.  Diamond Bar residents are encouraged to partici...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Upcoming HHW Events

Upcoming HHW Events

Residents may utilize these mobile, one-day collection events, hosted by County of Los Angeles, to properly dispose of HHW and electronic waste free of charge.   

Examples of items you can bring to the event are computer monitors, televis...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Summer Smart Gardening Workshops

Summer 2018 Smart Gardening Workshops

The Smart Gardening Composting workshops are back for the summer. The focus of these workshops will be on basic organic composting techniques, water-wise gardening, and drought tolerant plant selection. We invite residents to participate and learn about p...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs

There are a variety of ways that drugs get into the environment; one of the most significant is when unused medications are poured down the drain or flushed down the toilet. Convenient, secure drug disposal programs work to keep medications from getting i...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Re-Home Your Unused and Unwanted Items Using Freecycle

Give and Get Using Freecycle

From clothes that no longer fit to electronics that have been relegated to the junk drawer, unused items take up a lot of space in mostly every household.

If you are looking to declutter your home of unwanted items, consider using Freecycle. This free onli...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Smart Carts at City Parks

Bigbelly Bin at City Park

Trash and recycling receptacles at city parks play a key role in keeping green public places clean and litter-free, with regular collections ensuring that they do not become overflowing eyesores. Thanks to grant funding from Cal Recycle, the City has been...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Recycling Bulbs and Batteries

Recycle Your Bulbs and Batteries

Spent batteries and fluorescent bulbs are among the items that are considered a hazardous waste, and not suitable for disposal in the regular trash bin. Batteries, in particular, contain toxic chemicals that have the potential to leach into the environmen...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Recycling Poster Contest

ARD 2019 Poster Contest

As part
of its efforts to raise awareness for the national America Recycles Day, theCity is again encouraging fifth graders who live or attend school in Diamond
Bar to participate in a poster contest with the theme “What I Can Recycle.&r...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Pet Vendor Opportunity

Pet Vendors Sought

The City’s annual Halloween Party will again provide pet-related vendors the opportunity to promote their services and products to hundreds of pet owners.

Slated for Saturday, October 26, this event will feature activities for pets and children, ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Home Repair Loans

Home Improvement Loan Program

If your home needs important repairs or improvements
but you do not have the cash reserves to pay for the work, you may qualify fora zero-interest deferred loan of up to $20,000 available through the City's
Home Improvement Program.

This federally-fund...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Restaurant Week 2019

Restaurant Week 2019 Signups

Diamond Bar restaurants will again have the opportunity to showcase their cuisine and attract new patrons when the City holds its annual Diamond Bar Restaurant Week (DBRW) event.

Now in its fourth year, DBRW will span two weeks from October 4-20, during wh...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Multisport Fun Event

Multisport Fun Event

If you like playing ball sports as a way of staying healthy and being active, you will want to participate in this month’s Connect with Rec! event – Multisport Fun.

Slated for Saturday, September 14, this event will feature concurrent g...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Through My Lens Contest

Through My Lens Photo Contest

If you own a digital camera and like taking photos, the City encourages you to participate in its annual community photo contest. The deadline for entries is Monday, October 14.

Now in its 11th year, Diamond Bar Through My Lens aims to showcase the city&am...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Become a Contract Instructor

Contract Instructor Opportunity

If you have a special skill or fun hobby others will enjoy learning and a knack for teaching, the City wants to hear from you.

Parks and Recreation Department staff is now taking proposals from individuals interested in teaching or leading a class or activ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Emergency Readiness Training

CERT

If you are at least 18 years of age and interested in learning the essential skills to assist family members and neighbors immediately following an emergency or disaster, you may want to take advantage of the free CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Health Screenings for Seniors

Health Screenings

City of Diamond Bar and Kaiser Permanente are teaming up to offer a special three-part series of preventative health talks and screenings designed to arm older adults with awareness and resources to prevent falls, manage medications, and avoid catching a ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

County Hosting Care Kit Drive to Benefit Homeless

County Seeks Donations of Personal Care Items

The
Volunteer Services Division of the Los Angeles County Department of PublicSocial Services is conducting a collection drive to obtain clothing accessories
and personal care items for homeless individuals and families.

The drive, which kicked off in ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Landscape Assessment Funding - UPDATE August 7

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UPDATE - August 6, 2019 - DISTRICT 39 ASSESSMENT BALLOT PROCEEDING TABULATION RESULTS

 A total of 481 ballots were received, tabulated an weighted according to the proportional benefit received and proposed assessment to be paid by each property o...

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