Blue, Green, And Black Waste Containers

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USE OF THE BLUE, GREEN AND BLACK WASTE CONTAINERS

For service information, call Republic Services at 1-800-299-4898 or visit Republic Services website.

For other matters, call 626-570-5067. 

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Please place full carts at the curb or alley by 6:00 am on the day of your service. Return them to their REGULAR location by the end of your service day.

Blue Recycle Bin

BLUE RECYCLE CONTAINER    

WHAT IS THE BLUE CONTAINER TO BE USED FOR? 

The blue container for recyclable items is for disposing glass jars and bottles, plastic jars and bottles, metal and aluminum cans, and all clean paper. View a list of items you can and can't recycle. Do not place clothes in your recycling cart or leave large bags of clothes on the curb as Republic Services will not pick them up. Take them to a charity or Goodwill collection site. (Download a list of items accepted/not accepted by Goodwill).  Local donation centers include:

  • The Salvation Army, 1010 East Main Street, Alhambra, call 626-281-2100 or 1-800-SA-TRUCK
  • Vietnam Veterans of America, call 1-800-775-VETS or 1-800-775-8387
  • Goodwill Pasadena Donation Center, 112 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, call 626-449-3721
BLUE CONTAINER MEASUREMENTS:

95-96 GALLON CONTAINER: 180 lbs; H 46-3/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8

65-65 GALLON CONTAINER: 90 lbs; H 42-1/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8 

32 GALLON CONTAINER: 50 lbs; H 38-1/2 x W 19 x D 22-1/4

Green Trash Bin

GREEN TRASH CONTAINER 

WHAT IS THE GREEN CONTAINER TO BE USED FOR?

The green container is only for trash -- NOT for recyclable items, yard waste or household hazardous waste (HHW), including household batteries. Take HHW items to a HHW collection event or battery drop-off site.

GREEN CONTAINER MEASUREMENTS:

95-96 GALLON CONTAINER: 180 lbs; H 46-3/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8

65-65 GALLON CONTAINER: 90 lbs; H 42-1/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8 

32 GALLON CONTAINER: 50 lbs; H 38-1/2 x W 19 x D 22-1/4

Black Yard Waste Bin

BLACK YARD WASTE CONTAINER 

WHAT IS THE BLACK CONTAINER TO BE USED FOR?

The black yard waste container is for grass trimmings, yard trimmings, leaves, brush, branches smaller than 4-inches in diameter and 4-feet in length or shorter, and Christmas wreaths without decorations attached. DO NOT use the Black Yard Waste container for trash, pet waste, rocks or dirt or palm fronds as they will contaminate other recyclable yard waste. Cut palm fronds into a size that will fit into your GREEN trash container. Do not wrap fronds separately or leave them outside your container. Republic Services cannot pick them up unless they are cut to size and placed in the GREEN trash container. 

BLACK CONTAINER MEASUREMENTS:

95-96 GALLON CONTAINER: 180 lbs; H 46-3/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/86

65-65 GALLON CONTAINER: 90 lbs; H 42-1/8 x W 25-1/4 x D 26-3/8 

32 GALLON CONTAINER: 50 lbs; H 38-1/2 x W 19 x D 22-1/4

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