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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

Man Recycling Oil

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

Bundle of 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 1, 2018

Properly Disposing of Leftover Paint

Paint Brush Swept Over a Wooden Panel House

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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