Trash Pickup & Illegal Dumping

Trash Collection Schedules
Waste Management services customers in the City of South Gate Monday through Saturday. Waste Management observes the following holidays:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
When holidays fall on a weekday collection is delayed 1 day for the remainder of the week. To ensure expedited service on these delayed weeks only, please place carts directly on the street, unblocked by vehicles. If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday there will be no delays in your service, and your pick up days will remain unchanged.

Bulky Item Pickup
Waste Management allows for free bulky item pickups once a month. Please call Waste Management Customer Service at 1-800-774-0222 to schedule a pickup. 

Illegal Dumping
Illegal dumping is not only a shame, it is a crime! To report illegal dumping please call 323-357-5802. 

Penalties for violators include:
  • Fines to property owners who cause, permit, or suffer illegal dumping
  • Liens against property if fines are not paid
  • Impoundment of vehicles that are used for illegal dumping of commercial quantities of waste for a period up to 30 days