Community Programs & Events

Composting Classes & Discounted Composters

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Waste Management and Manhattan Beach offer free composting classes from 10 AM-11 AM at the Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden in Polliwog Park.  

During the workshops, Manhattan Beach residents may purchase Biostack Bins or Worm Composting Bins at a great discount.

2017 Schedule: May 13th. July 15th, October 14th.

Polliwog Park    

Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden
1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd. (at Peck Ave)
Manhattan Beach, CA

For more information click here, call (310) 830-7100 or visit and search "composting." 

Annual Curbside Collection Event

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Together we can ensure no usable item goes to waste!

 Waste Management partnered with local reuse organizations to bring you an annual Curbside Collection Event.  This event will let you donate items in good condition without leaving home

Check back in for more details

Community Shoe Collection Events

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WM’s Annual Shoe Donation Drive

Waste Management holds a shoe drop-off collection event every year to give back to those in need.

All styles of shoes (in wearable condition) will be collected for adults and kids. Please bag or rubber band pairs of shoes together.

Location to be announced. Check back in for more details.

Questions? Email: 

Halloween Gently Used Costume Drive

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Each year, Waste Management holds a Halloween costume donation drive offering students from participating elementary schools the opportunity to donate gently used costumes to be donated to a local area charity.