SAFE Centers have reopened!
We are excited to announce Los Angeles’ SAFE Centers have reopened effective Saturday, July 11. You can view the locations, hours, and materials accepted on the SAFE Center webpage. Please give yourself extra time because we anticipate long wait times in the first few days of service.
CalEPA and CalRecycle are still open for business. CalRecycle has gathered some helpful resources on their COVID-19 webpage, and will be updating the page regularly as new information about COVID-19’s impact on the waste management and recycling industry is made available.
During this emergency, your LARA team remains open for business. Should you need to reach us, you can find us or DM us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please stay healthy and safe and #flattenthecurve.
The 1st Quarter 2020 LARA Executive Board Meeting scheduled for 10 AM to 12 Noon on Thursday, March 19, has been cancelled.
Relationship Goals: Planning the Perfect Heart-Melting, Less-Waste Date Night
Nothing says “I love you” like spending $19.6 billion! Well, OK, that’s a collective $19.6 billion. According to the National Retail Federation, that is what U.S. consumers are planning to spend this Valentine’s Day. That includes candy, flowers, clothing, jewelry, and dates—all great stuff, but then there’s all the packaging and other waste generated in the wake of your romantic day. Now, if all of that makes you quiver more than a loving look from your sweetheart, rest assured there are ways around making a pile of trash. Show your honey (and Mother Nature) you love them with these less-waste experience date night ideas for every type of couple. [read more…]
4 Common Materials to Recycle this Fall
At the beginning of the autumn season, LA-LA land presents some of the most beautiful displays of fall foliage in California. From Downtown to the West side, you don’t have to travel far to observe vivid red, orange and gold leaves. [read more…]
The California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is announcing a 15-day comment period regarding changes to the Proposed Organic Waste Reduction Regulations. The 15-day written public comment period for this rule making ends at 1:00 PM on October 18th, 2019. For more information click here.