Residential Trash Collection
 
 
The City of South El Monte's residential trash hauler provider is Athens Services.
 
Athens Services Contact Information: 

Customer Service:
(888) 336-6100 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday   7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday              7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



 


 Service Schedule




Holiday Schedule


Athens Services does not operate on the following holidays: 

    • New Year's Day  (January 1st) 
    • Memorial Day (Last Monday of May) 
    • Independence Day (July 4th )
    • Labor Day (First Monday of September) 
    • Thanksgiving Day (FourthThursday of November)
    • Christmas Day (December 25th )  

If your trash collection day falls on or after a holiday during the week, your pick-up day will be delayed by one day.


Collection Time 


To ensure your trash is collected, please make sure your containers are placed at the curbside by 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.Your trash containers must be within the weight of 50 lbs.

Once your household trash has been collected, please remove your containers from the curb.



Items Not Accepted


Athens Services will NOT pick up E-Waste (Electronic Waste) & Household Hazardous Waste.

 

Large/Bulky Items


O
nce a year, Athens Services hosts an annual community-wide residential trash clean up drive "Big Spring Clean-Up" to dispose of unusual large items, such as couches, toilets, and refrigerators, that cannot be picked up by Athens Services' weekly waste pick up.

Big Spring Clean-Up 2017 Schedule : April 10th -14th   

Regular trash pick-up day      Bulk trash pick-up date  
       
 Monday       April 10th 
 Tuesday      April 11th 
 Wednesday      April 12th 
Thursday       April 13th 
 Friday      April 14th 

Click here for more information 



Christmas Tree Recycling


TREES are 100% recyclable! Athens Services collects holiday trees on your normal pickup days from the day after Christmas through the second week of January each year. Trees are delivered to various landfills to be used as mulch or cover material.

TREES are 100% recyclable! Athens Services collects holiday trees on your normal pickup days from the day after Christmas through the second week of January each year. Trees are delivered to various landfills to be used as mulch or cover material or to Athens American Organics composting facility in Victorville.
Tips to ensure collection of your Christmas tree:

Remove stands, ornaments, lights and tinsel. Place Christmas trees next to your regular trash containers. Trees over 6 feet in length must be cut in half. Trees with flocking or fire retardants ARE acceptable.


IMPORTANT NOTICE:

    •   AB 341 requires all businesses and apartments units with 5 or more units to implement a recycling program. 



    • AB 1826 requires all businesses and multifamily complexes to recycle their organic waste.



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