Athens Services Tour – October 2018

The Los Angeles Regional Agency took a tour of the Sun Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Athens is a local, family-owned waste collection and recycling company that has been a fixture in the greater Los Angeles community for the past 60 years. They provide innovative, consistent and quality environmental services to  more than 250,000 customers in the 50+ communities they serve. Through reuse, recycling and composting, Athens diverts valuable resources from landfills.

As one of the largest recyclers in Los Angeles County, Athens is committed to protecting the environment through mixed waste processing and other cutting-edge solutions.


Athens keeps your driveways and parking lots clean through one of the largest fleets of street-sweeping trucks in the waste industry – all powered by alternative fuels.

Athens Services is committed to the environment and supports California as it moves towards a more sustainable future. They are always looking for ways to advance their recycling programs, save precious resources, and create a better environment for current generations and generations to come. Athens believes in a zero-waste future where businesses and consumers alike are conscious about consumption and product life cycles, and are engaged in sustainable thinking concerning the use, management and restoration of the Earth’s resources.