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Resource Sustainability


Trash Collection and Street Sweeping through CR&R


The City of El Centro contracts CR&R to provide our City of El Centro citizens with consistent, safe, worry-free, and sustainable waste and recycling services.


El Centro Street Sweeping and Trash Pick-up days Interactive Map




Reference materials from CR&R:

To report a concern call (760) 482-5655

        CR&R Curbside pickup flyer

         CR&R Drop Off Location Hours


Find more information for Residents, Businesses, Communities and Construction at the CR&R El Centro Website

Tailored services for businesses, including assistance with State required recycling programs.

CR&R location

Curbside Recycling Program Flyer

Commercial Organics (food) Recycling Guide

Residential Organics (greenwaste) Recycling Guide

Recycling Guide English/Spanish

Recycling programs through IVRMA

The City of El Centro is a member of the Imperial Valley Resource Management Agency (IVRMA) who assists the city in developing and implementing sustainable programs for waste reduction, reuse and recycling. IVRMA also assist in developing and implementing programs for hazardous waste management, composting and recycled-content purchasing for our citizens in accordance with local, state, and national mandates.


 IVRMA contact information:

300 S. Imperial Avenue, Suite 11

El Centro, CA 92243

(760) 337-4537 or


Fax (760) 337-3184 


Reference materials from IVRMA


AB 341 - Mandatory Commercial Recycling 


AB 1826 - Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling


Cal Recycle

CalRecycle administers and provides oversight for all of California’s state-managed non-hazardous waste handling and recycling programs. Known mostly for overseeing beverage container and electronic-waste recycling, CalRecycle is also responsible for organics managementused tiresused motor oilcarpetpaintmattressesrigid plastic containersnewsprintconstruction and demolition debrismedical sharps wastehousehold hazardous waste, and food-scrap composting


More information about CalRecycle