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Container Sizes

Each residence receives one set of carts, consisting of trash (black lid (TIFF)), recycling (blue lid (TIFF)) and green waste (green lid (TIFF)).

  • Trash (black): 96-gallon
  • Recycling (blue): 96-gallon
  • Yard Waste (green): 96-gallon

Additional trash containers are available at a fee. Upon request, you may receive one 1 additional recycling or yard waste container at no charge. More than one will result in an additional fee. Please call the Universal Waste Systems Customer Service Hotline at 562-287-7888 to schedule delivery or replacement.

Cart Replacment

Each residence must have fully operational trash bins. If your bins are stolen or damaged and you need a caer fixed or replaced you can can contact UWS via these options:


Carts should be placed with handles facing your house and wheels against the curb. Please keep lids closed to prevent litter and debris from falling onto the street.

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