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California Waste Tires Civic Plaza Project

Pre-installation of recycled rubber mulch on Civic Plaza Drive.


Used Motor Oil and Oil Filter Collection Event

How to prepare items for recycling used motor oil and oil filter collection:
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  • Used motor oil must be stored in a clean, uncontaminated, sealed container.
  • Used oil filters must be placed in sealed bags.
  • NO cooking oil or transmission fluid.

Sandbag Pickup and Guidelines

The following guidelines will assist you when the City is on alert for El Nino type weather conditions.
  • Hours of distribution: 2 p.m. to 4 p,m.
  • 10 bags per vehicle
  • Pickup: City of Carson, Corp. Yard, 18601 S Main St.
  • Additional Information: 310-847-3520

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Organic Waste Recycling for Commercial Businesses


Conservation Resource

Each Golden State Water Company conservation kit includes two low-flow aerators, a low-flow showerhead, one pack of dye tablets to test for water leaks, and easy-to-use instructions. When the kit is used correctly and in its entirety, it can potentially save an average household more than 2,100 gallons of water per month. Kits are available for Golden State Water Company customers only and may take 3-6 weeks for delivery.

California Drought

California is currently experiencing the worst drought it’s seen in generations. As a response to critically low reservoir and rainfall levels, statewide regulations have been imposed to penalize those that are using water in excess. There are things you can do in any weather to help the conservation effort. If every resident were to consider these tips, draughts would be over sooner and perhaps not at all. Here are some tips for indoors and out to help keep the water flowing. Click Here! for more...

Be Water Wise

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and improvements of City facilities and infrastructure. Public Works provides the community of Carson with a sustainable, safe, clean, and healthy environment through efficient maintenance and management of municipal infrastructure. It also provides the City with a wide variety of services including sidewalk repairs, storm drains, potholes, street markings, street signs, debris removal, tree trimming, and facilities. Commitment to our community at work.

Used Oil Recycling

Did you know that the improper disposal of used motor oil effects our environment? Used motor oil has an insoluble composition of heavy metals and toxic chemicals.

The Los Angeles County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program (HHW) offers Los Angeles County Residents a legal and cost-free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in regular trash bins.
Recycle Right, Recycle Often ‐ That’s Waste Management’s message to our customers, neighbors, and broader community of stakeholders. It’s much more than a simple refrain.Forty years ago, the recycling challenge was about getting people and businesses at the grassroots level to embrace a new way of discarding waste. We started bundling newspapers, sorting out plastics and glass, and resisting the old habit of throwing everything in the garbage. Read More

PW Operations - 18620 S Broadway, Carson, CA 90248 | 310-847-3520
PW Engineering - 701 E. Carson St. Carson, CA 90745 | 310-830-7600
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Carson, CA 90745
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