LARA’s 4th Quarter 2021 Meeting rescheduled for Thu, Jan 13, 2022
Due to an unanticipated meeting conflict, the 4th Quarter 2021 LARA Meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, December 2, 2021, has been postponed to Thursday, January 13, 2022. The agenda is posted on the Meetings page.
Visit the Meetings page to attend online or by phone.
Now available! Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling (MORe) flyer including the updated 2 CY solid waste threshold
A PDF flyer noting the new 2-cubic-yard solid waste threshold is now available for download and may be helpful for outreach to local businesses and multifamily apartments. You can also find a link to the flyer on the LARA Resources webpage.
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.
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 Westside, you don’t have to travel far to observe vivid red, orange and gold leaves. [read more…]