The only companies that are authorized to collect, transport, or provide solid waste, recycling, or commercial and demolition services are those licensed and franchised by the City. The Municipal Code states that no person shall collect, carry, convey, or transport solid waste, C&D debris, or recyclables, upon or through any street, alley, or public place in the City, unless such person is franchised under the terms of this chapter to do so. The following persons shall be exempt from this prohibition:
- Landscaping and yard maintenance persons who, as a consequence of their business activity, may generate, transport, and dispose of green waste material that they generate.
- Non-profit organizations collecting recyclable materials for the purposes of fund raising.
- Building contractors may transport and dispose of C&D debris generated in the course of their business activity using roll-off boxes or bins owned or rented by the contractors.
- The generator of the solid waste, C&D debris, or recyclables for the purposes of self-hauling the material to a disposal or recycling facility
As a result of the aforementioned code sections, only the following franchised solid waste providers are authorized to operate or provide services within the City:
AAA Rubbish, Inc
|American Reclamation||(323) 245-0125|
|Athens Services||(626) 336-6100|
|CalMet Services||(562) 259-1239|
|Commercial Waste Services||(800) 947-8224|
|Consolidated Disposal||(562) 663-3400|
|G&B Services||(323) 721-1068|
|Haul Away Rubbish||(323) 721-0371|
|Key Disposal||(323) 721-5441|
|NASA Services||(323) 888-0388|
|Serv-Wel Disposal||(888) 768-2246|
|Universal Waste||(562) 695-8236|
|Ware Disposal||(714) 834-0234|
Companies that provide recycling services only are permitted within the City except as provided for in Section 8.12 of the Mon-tebello Municipal Code, which states in part, "Any person may provide recycling services to commercial, industrial, and multi-family premises within the City without obtain-ing a franchise, provided that the person has a valid and current business license issued by the City and complies with the provisions of the City’s Code."