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Waste Management Holiday Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: When a holiday falls on a weekday, collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no delay.

Community Wide Recycling Program

The Village has a longstanding history of environmentally responsible recycling of various materials such as green waste, newsprint, paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and assorted metals. The Village has now equipped each Cul-de-sac with a blue recycling bin.

Keep reading for more information on the program and important information on what you can and can't recycle!

The City of Laguna Woods’ offers free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal, including Sharps Disposal Services for Safe Removal of Sharp Medical Devices

Laguna Woods offers collection of these household generated special materials to residents.  Through this program, you can easily schedule a collection of these materials right from your home.

Acceptable materials for pick up include:

  • Automotive Products (used motor oil, oil filters and batteries)
  • Garden Chemicals (pesticides, herbicides and weed killers)
  • Paint Products
  • Household Cleaners
  • Household Batteries
  • Thermometers and thermostats
  • Fluorescent tubes and Compact Fluorescent Lamps(CFL) - 4 tube minimum or combined with materials listed above if less

The City does not accept biological waste, appliances, ammunition, asbestos,   any medicines/pharmaceuticals or radioactive materials.

There are three easy ways to schedule a collection:

  • Call 1-800-449-7587   (M-F, 5:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST)

Click here for a flyer with this information.

Keep reading for more information on Sharps…

Is Your Trash Can MIA?

As you may know, the Village is now using Waste Management for trash service.  It has come to our attention that some residents are without a trash can since our previous trash provider, WARE, is picking up their trash cans but Waste Management hasn't delivered some of the new ones yet.

If you not yet received your new trash can from Waste Management, please call them at 714-558-7761 and they will deliver one to you.  You may also make this request on their website at

Waste Management and The City of Laguna Woods Offer FREE Monthly Bulky Item Collection

Collecting bulky items illegally left at trash enclosures, on driveways or along curbs currently costs residents and businesses in Laguna Woods over $75,000 a year. In cooperation with the City of Laguna Woods, Laguna Woods Village and other residential facilities in the City, Waste Management, Inc. offers free, monthly bulky item collection.

Read on to learn how to take advantage of this great program!