Waste & Recycling
Few sectors of the economy have as broad an impact as waste and recycling. Our research focuses on how Los Angeles can lead the way in creating good jobs, less pollution, and recycling for all.
On the heels of a major victory of the Zero Waste LA franchise policy and two years of intensive research commissioned by the Rockefeller Foundation, LAANE's report finds that recycling our waste into a resource could create up to 20,000 jobs. …read more.
This paper analyzes inflation-adjusted commercial rates over the past ten years from 34 exclusive franchise cities in the County, and compares them with average increases in the principal cost factors experienced by the waste and recycling industry over the same time period. …read more.
This report exposes the systematic failure of L.A.'s commercial waste sector to provide many Angelenos with the option to recycle in their workplaces and apartment buildings, and the consequences of that failure. The report also outlines a policy to transform the system. …read more.
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