General Waste Disposal Updates

Waste Management and the City of Laguna Woods have issued a 2020 general waste disposal flyer with updated rules for trash and recycling. To view the city flyer, click here. To view the Laguna Woods Village flyer, which also contains information about bulky-item pickup, 2020 trash collection dates and more, click here.


  • Plastic bottles and containers (1-7)
  • Aluminum cans and foil
  • Diary and juice cartons
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Cardboard
  • Paperboard
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books
  • Tin and steel cans
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Office paper and junk mail

Do not recycle

  • Hazardous waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Construction waste
  • Polystyrene
  • Clothing
  • Medicine and sharps
  • Food-soiled paper and cardboard
  • Used napkins and paper towels
  • Plastic and metal hangers
  • Green waste

Do not recycle or place in trash*

  • Hazardous waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Construction waste
  • Medicine and sharps
  • Household cleaners
  • Batteries, including golf cart/car and vehicle batteries
  • Automotive products
  • Miscellaneous household materials
  • Garden chemicals
  • Flammable and combustible materials
  • Paint products
  • Mercury-containing items
  • Fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent lamps
  • Universal waste

*Village residents can call Laguna Woods City Hall at 949-639-0500 for information on how to dispose of the materials listed above.

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