Gallery: City of LA Votes to Bring Recycling Programs to Apartment Comp...

  • It might surprise you to hear that single-family homes in Los Angeles divert 65% of its garbage from landfills, thanks to the effort of over 450 gas-powered trash and recycling trucks.  Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the city’s 600,000 + apartment complexes, but change is in the air. While tenants of commercial buildings and apartments complain about the noise, emissions and congestion on local roads caused by the multitude of private waste trucks, the Bureau of Sanitation must balance their concerns with the fears of the waste haulers who currently compete for the 250 million dollar annual market in waste disposal.

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