- Trash Collection Service Map
- C12-09 Athens Services Agreement
- C16-04 - Athens Amendment #1 - Street Sweeping
Holidays create a one-day delay in collection service (Monday customers’ trash will be picked up on Tuesday, etc.). Athens Services observes the following holidays :
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Christmas Day
If a holiday falls on a Sunday, waste collection services will not be delayed.
All Dumpsters used within the City must be serviced by Athens Services. To order a dumpster please call 888-336-6100. All dumpsters located on the street are subject to a dumpster permit issued by Athens.
Can I place my trash cans in the front yard the night before my trash pick-up day?
No. The Palos Verdes Estates Municipal Code prohibits the placement of refuse containers adjacent to the street or on City Parkland, even on collection day. The ordinance requires that the containers are to be kept in a concealed trash area on the property where the City’s approved refuse hauler retrieves them and returns them after emptying. Please contact Code Enforcement at (310) 378-0383, if you have any questions or concerns.
What recycled materials are collected and do they need to be separated?
Athens Services provides each resident with two blue 32 gallon recycling containers that are collected every other week on your regular waste collection day. Acceptable recyclables include: Glass (all glass food and beverage jars and bottles without metal lids), plastics (clear, opaque, or colored containers, NO bags or ties), metal (aluminum, tin, metal, steel and bi-metal), and paper (newspapers, junk mail, magazines, paper egg cartons, paper grocery bags, etc.).
Yard waste recycling is also a part of the PVE recycling program. Athens Services provides two green 32 gallon containers (specifically labeled for greenwaste) that are collected once per week on your regularly scheduled collection day. You may recycle an unlimited amount of yard waste as long as the materials are in similar containers that are clearly marked “yard waste.” Acceptable greenwaste includes: grass, leaves, pruning, weeds, vegetation, twigs and small branches. Bundles, no longer than 36” and wider than 18”, or more than 30 pounds are also accepted. Please place bundles next to your greenwaste containers.
Additional blue and green containers may be requested at no charge by contacting Athens Services directly. For more information regarding the City’s recycling program, or to request additional containers, please contact Athens Services Customer Service Department at (888) 336-6100.
For E-Waste recycling information click here.
For Used Oil and Household Hazardous Waste recycling information click here.
www.athensservicesrecycling.com (Click on VIEW M.R.F. VIDEO)
Los Angeles Regional Agency
The City of Palos Verdes Estates is a member of Los Angeles Regional Agency (LARA). LARA is a consortium of several cities in Southern California who all work together to insure their city meets and exceeds the mandates set by State Assembly Bill 939.
For information about LARA and for recycling resources and information, please visit LARA's website.