La Cañada Flintridge
La Cañada Flintridge Residential Trash and Recycling Pickup. Your Local Asset.
Supporting our community is a responsibility we take with great care.
Choose local, choose NASA Services.

NASA Services was awarded a franchise to collect Residential and Commercial Trash, Recyclables and Green Waste, as well as, Construction and Demolition waste in La Cañada Flintridge.

As we thank the City of La Cañada Flintridge for this privilege, we welcome the opportunity to serve its wonderful community, which our own family has called home for the past several years.

As residents of La Cañada Flintridge, we are very proud to be of service to our fellow community members throughout the city.

To designate NASA Services as your waste-collection provider, simply call 888-888-0388 today, and we will take care of the rest. We will supply you with brand-new waste, recycling and green waste carts, and begin collections from your residence or place of business on the same day you have been accustomed to.

We also specialize in providing comprehensive waste collection from Construction and Demolition sites, irrespective of project size. For further details, including cart specifications and holiday pick-up schedules, please refer to our Service Guide.

Why NASA Services?

We are La Cañada Flintridge’s only resident-owned company, with over 50 years of experience and recognized for our outstanding service. We offer a large fleet of “green” trucks which run on compressed natural gas (CNG), bringing a long-overdue benefit to the city’s air quality. As importantly, we provide our customers with new carts and containers, and exceptional customer support, while our work adheres to strict environmental and safety guidelines.

Additionally, we support various local schools, organizations, and community events. We are committed to earning your trust and continuing involvement in this special place we call home, the city of La Cañada Flintridge!

Service Guide

Collection Service Map

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When do I set out my cart?

Carts should be set out for collection by 6:00 AM on collection day. You may set your carts out the night before to ensure they are picked up, but no earlier than 5:00 PM. After collection, you should remove your carts from the curb and store them in a convenient place near your house. The carts should be removed from the curb by 8:00PM the day of collection.

Where do I set my carts out for collection?

Carts should be positioned on the edge of the street, against the curb with the handle facing your house.

What Goes in My Cart?

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Holiday Collection Schedule

Trash, recycling, and green waste will be collected as regularly scheduled except for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

During the week in which a holiday falls, collections will be postponed by one day on the holiday and for the remainder of the week.

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Food and Organics Waste

What is SB 1383?

New Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383) regulations went into effect on January 1, 2022. SB 1383 aims to reduce statewide organics waste disposal by 75% by 2025.

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All businesses and multi-family complexes are required to separate organic waste, such as food scraps, plant trimmings, and cardboard, from the garbage.

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Bulky Item Collection

Bulky Furniture ImageEach year, residents can dispose of bulky items and electronics during a collection event. Collection events are held each May and November. There is no cost for collection during these events, and residents may place unlimited amounts of bulky items and e-waste, including:

  • Furniture such as chairs, sofas and mattresses
  • Appliances such as refrigerators, ranges, washers and dryers, water heaters, dishwashers and similar plumbing or small appliances
  • E-waste such as computers, telephones, televisions, stereo equipment and other electronic devices
  • Yard waste such as tree branches, scrap wood or bundles up to 4’ long
  • Clothing
  • Other non-hazardous items
  • Pick-up truck or automobile tires

All items must be able to be moved by two-man crews or they will not be collected

Not acceptable items include all hazardous wastesBulky Item Pick-up - Image of Couch by Curb or materials, such as oil, solvents or paints, no construction debris, such as concrete, asphalt, lumber or drywall and no equipment or vehicles.

Residents may also receive up to 2 free special collections each year. Call to schedule special collections at least 24 hours before your regular day of collection.

Before placing items at the curb, please consider donating all working, usable items to local thrift stores and charities that support our communities and help keep materials out of landfills.

Construction and Demolition Services

Our temporary C&D services are ideal for a variety of short-term projects. Whether it’s clearing your garage for better space usage or a more complex project such as new home construction, we perform the task at hand with absolute professionalism and to your exact specifications. NASA will also ensure compliance with all local and state recycling mandates for C&D materials.

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IMPORTANT: All residents ordering temporary bins are REQUIRED to obtain a temporary use permit from the City of La Cañada Flintridge before a bin may be placed in the street.

Permits may be obtained from the City of La Cañada Flintridge City Hall Public Works Division located at 1327 Foothill Blvd. and are FREE of charge. Permits are valid for 7 days, and it is the residents’ responsibility to obtain and comply with all City rules and regulations pertaining to the issuance of use permits.


Choose the right residential dumpster or bin rental for you.

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10 Yard Dumpster

Dimensions: 16’L x 8’W x 2’H

Best for: Inert material such as dirt, rock, sand, concrete, or stucco. (No grass or roots.)


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40 Yard Dumpster

Dimensions: 20’L x 8’W x 6’H

A 40 yard dumpster is the largest size dumpster provided by NASA Services. It best suits large scale jobs, such as cleaning construction and demolition debris, home remodels, and major cleanouts.

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3 Yard bin


A 3 yard dumpster is the best choice for projects including construction, commercial, and residential jobs. A temporary bin is the ideal option for small home remodeling jobs and garage cleanups, not heavy construction debris, such as brick, concrete, and sand.


Special Services

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Roll-out Service / Backyard Services

NASA offers curbside Roll-out and Backyard Services to customers, upon request, for an additional charge. Roll-out services include the collection of refuse, green waste and recycling carts, from a location other than curbside. The service requires that the driver dismounts the collection vehicle in order to obtain the carts from their storage location, empty them and properly return them to their storage location.
*To utilize this service the customer must grant to NASA the right of access onto their premises in order to carry out the services and carts must not exceed 60 pounds.
Manure Collection

NASA is a firm believer in recycling as much as possible; therefore we offer special collection and recycling of horse manure and bedding.

Working with a local facility, all materials are composted rather than disposed in a landfill. Research has shown that composting this material provides the following benefits:

  • 100% of animal waste is recycled
  • Reduces flies and their larvae
  • Kills parasites and pathogens
  • Reduces odors
  • Kills weed seeds
  • Evens out grazing patterns
  • Protects water quality

Special Wastes

There are many items that may not be placed in your regular curbside trash, recycle or green waste carts. These include items such as construction debris, large bulky items, electronic wastes, hazardous wastes, motor oil and medical wastes. To help you dispose of these materials, please review the following information.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)– It is illegal to dispose of hazardous waste improperly. For proper disposal of HHW call 888-CLEANLA or visit No hazardous waste may be placed in the curbside containers, including the following: NO: Antifreeze, batteries, auto fluid, cleaning products, flammables, herbicides, motor oil, paint, pool supplies, light bulbs, sharps, propane.

Proper Paint Disposal – Proper disposal and recycling of paint is the LAW in California. Paint may not be disposed of in the trash or down the drain. Unused paint may NOT be ‘dried-out’ in an open container due to strict air quality regulations. Drop-off sites are located throughout California for the collection and reuse/recycling of paint and primers, stains, sealers, and clear coatings in 5-gallons or less. To locate a drop-off near you, visit

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Motor Oil -It is illegal to improperly dispose of used motor oil. It may only be disposed of at a certified collection point. You can receive $.40/gal that you recycle.

Certified Collection Centers

Foothill Carwash 
2355 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, California 91011

Jiffy Lube
2304 Foothill Boulevard
La Cañada Flintridge, California 91011

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

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