Village Trash and Recycling for 2020

Waste Management and the City of Laguna Woods have issued a new 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 2020 bulky-item pickup 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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