The City invites you to celebrate its 17th Annual Earth Day at Hollydale Park (5400 Monroe Ave) on April 23, 2022 from 8:30AM to 12PM.(PDF, 326KB) The City is also commemorating Earth Day with this website where you can learn more about Earth Day and environmental protection.
Earth Day was first observed on April 22, 1970 to bring awareness to the environmental health of our planet with activities designed to educate citizens about Earth’s environment and threats to the environment. April 22, 2022 marks the 51th anniversary! Here’s more information to learn more about the history of Earth Day.
Stay connected and join the Earth Day Challenge.
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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
South Gate residents can make a vital contribution to preserving the environment by Reducing, Reusing and Recycling.
Household Hazardous Waste
Reduce the amount of environmental impact by properly disposing of household hazardous waste.
Bulky Item Pick-up
Dispose of bulky items properly with Waste Management for FREE, to keep your community clean.
Help keep the City clean by reporting illegal dumping at 323-563-9575.
Tire Recycling Program
Recycled tires can be used to rehabilitate roads with rubberized asphalt.
Help the City prevent litter and debris from entering storm drains by sweeping gutters.
Report graffiti as soon as you see it. You may call the 24-hour Graffiti Hotline at (323) 563-5793 or (800) 430-8455.
Smart Gardening is an easy way to get a really great looking yard while using less water and resources.
Organic (Food) Recycling
Reducing the amount of wasted food at home helps save the environment.
Reduce the amount of wasted water in the City.
Alternative Fuel Sources
Help the environment by utilizing alternative fuels.
Carbon Foot Print
A great way to improve air quality is by managing your carbon footprint. You can measure your household’s carbon footprint with this calculator.
Help the environment by reducing the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.