Environmental Services

The City of San Dimas offers Environmental Services

Workshops and Events
Smart Gardening Workshops
Attend a FREE Smart Gardening Workshop and learn more about backyard composting, worm composting, grass recycling, water-wise gardening, and fire-wise gardening! Workshops are about 1.5 hours long and are offered in two (2) levels:

  1. Beginning
  2. Advanced
Contact LA County for Compost bins that can be purchased at the subsidized prices of $40 each for a backyard compost bin and $65 each for a worm compost bin (this price includes 1/2 lb. of worms). Please follow the link below to the LA County website for further details.
View workshop schedule: dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/sg/wk_scheds.cfm

Household Hazardous Waste Roundups
Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste (HHW/E-Waste) items to the County mobile collection events for safe and proper disposal free of charge. View FREE HHW/E-Waste events near you.

Household Hazardous Waste includes Used Oil, Unused Non-Controlled Medicines, Auto Fluids, Sharps Waste/Medical Needles, Beauty Products, Mercury Thermostats, Paint and Paint Related Products, Auto and Household Batteries, Lawn and Garden Products, Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs.

Electronic Waste includes Microwave Ovens, CD-Players, Computers and Computer Monitors, Small Household Appliances, Cell Phones, Televisions, Stereos, Printers, DVD/DVR Players, VCR’s

SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District)  is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, among the smoggiest regions of the U.S. South Coast AQMD, is committed to protecting the health of residents while remaining sensitive to businesses. For more information click on the South Coast AQMD link below to visit the City of San Dimas South Coast AQMD webpage. South Coast AQMD information.