Trash, Recycling & Green Waste
Lakewood's trash and recycling contractor, EDCO Disposal, handles the city's automated trash collection. Get information on the new automated green waste collection program.
Each resident is provided with free gray trash, blue recycling and now new green waste carts.
For details on using the carts and what to put in each type, please visit the Carts page.
Your trash day
Need to know your trash day? At this link, enter your street address and get the information you need.
EDCO is your direct point of contact for questions and concerns
To provide the speediest service for our residents, we've arranged for EDCO to handle all phone and online service requests. Here's how:
Call EDCO at 562-531-3054
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon
If you call outside those hours and leave a message, it will be acted on the next business day.
Go online to submit a service request at www.edcodisposal.com/lakewood/contact-us
EDCO can help with all of these questions:
- Skips of your trash, recycling or green waste service
- Replacing damaged carts
- Ordering additional carts for trash, recycling or green waste
- Holiday service changes
- Free bulky item pickups
- Disposal bin rentals
- Recycling questions -- do's and don'ts
Lakewood city staff can help, too
For questions and information not listed, please email Lakewood’s customer service staff or call them at 562-866-9771, extension 2140. If you have a complaint or a compliment, we want to hear from you.
New resident? Have a billing question?
For help with setting up service or trash billing, call Administrative Services at 562-866-9771, extension 2630.
Billing is now handled with the assistance of a new contractor, Fathom. You can reach Fathom directly at 1-855-785-4021 or log-in for bill payment at www.lakewoodcity.org/UtilityBill.