Temporary Trash Bins

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Public Works Department at 626-570-5067
hollyc@cityofalhambra.org
Building Division Counter Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Plan Check counter hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (Effective October 31, 2019, our new business hours will be 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday - Thursday, Closed on Fridays. New Plan Checker counter hours will be 7:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday - Thursday)

A street encroachment permit from the City of Alhambra is required to place the bin on the street.This permit can be obtained at the Public Works Department at 626-570-5067.

Temporary trash bins are ideal for disposing large items such as furniture, when moving or cleaning out the garage or attic, removing large trees, small construction or remodeling projects, or any other short-term endeavor. 

HOW TO ORDER A TEMPORARY TRASH BIN

Republic Services (1-800-299-4898) offers temporary trash bins. Standard rental fee applies to deliver and haul away waste on a one-time basis; at least 24-hour notice required in advance of the time delivery of the temporary bin is requested  (Monday-Friday delivery only); If you have more than one bin full of discards the same rental charge will apply each time you have to have the bin emptied. No more than 600 lbs. may be placed in the bin. Do not place dirt or quantities of brick, concrete, tile or roofing material in the bin. If you have a large amount of construction or demolition debris, it might be more appropriate to order a “lowboy” or roll-off box. No bundling of items is required. 

Direct Disposal is a recycling facility, certified by CalRecycle, that can handle up to 174 tons a day of construction and demolition material. Located at 3720 Noakes Street, Los Angeles 90023, it processes wood, metal, concrete, drywall, cardboard, you name it! The company can also provide any recycling reports needed and can complete any LEED requirements. For more information, please call 714-625-7544.

NOTE: No hazardous waste or electronic waste may be placed in any temporary waste bin. Take this type of waste to a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event. HHW includes products such as used motor oil and filters, paint, turpentine, acid or lye-based cleaners, household and car batteries, pesticides and garden herbicides. Electronic waste includes VCR's, stereos, fax machines, copiers, computer keyboards and cellular phones. To find out about upcoming HHW/E-Waste collection events, call 1 (888) CLEAN LA, or visit Clean LA's website to find a collection event near you.

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