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Posted on: April 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Get Rid of the Clutter at Monterey Park’s Spring Cleaning Event

Spring Cleaning Day flyer 4-28-18

Drop off unwanted items at the Barnes Park Service Club House Parking Lot on Saturday, April 28, 2018

The City of Monterey Park and Athens Services are offering residents an opportunity to clean up their unwanted items that are cluttering up space in the home, garage or basement. Used household appliances and fixtures, broken toys and old clothing are examples of things that can be dropped off.

Anything except hazardous waste will be accepted. Electronic waste, such as a TV, is considered hazardous waste and will not be accepted. For information on how to dispose those hazardous waste items call 800-98-TOXIC or visit The Los Angeles County Sanitation District also provides information on where to dispose of hazardous waste at their website at

Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can take items to the following location:

Barnes Park Service Clubhouse Parking Lot  
440 S. McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754  
(Enter on Harding Avenue).

Additionally, the city will provide free paper shredding at the event. Paper shredding services will be provided on a first come, first served basis beginning at 8 a.m. until the truck is filled.

The April 28 spring cleaning is a special, one-time event that is free to the community. Residents can also have bulky items picked up from the curbside if they call Athens Services at 888-336-6100. Bulky item pick-ups must be pre-arranged through Athens Services. Any items left abandoned on the curb can be subject to a notice of violation from Monterey Park Code Enforcement. Call Monterey Park Public Works Department at 626-307-1320 for more information.

For additional information regarding this event please contact Ed Chen with Athens Services at 626-594-4416 or

Media Contacts  
Athens Services  
Ed Chen, Director of Government Affairs 

City of Monterey Park  
Bonnie Tam, Principal Management Analyst 

PDF version with flyer