New! Notice of Completion of Draft Environmental Impact Report and Public Review on Proposed Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance - The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban the use of single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers within the City.
Five public meetings are scheduled through out the City of Los Angeles to collect comments.
Notice of Preparation of Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Single-Use Plastic Carryout Bag Ordinance -
The City of Los Angeles is proposing to adopt and implement an ordinance to ban the use of single-use plastic carryout bags, charge a fee on paper bags, and promote the use of reusable bags at specified retailers within the City.
Office Building Recycling Guide - updated 6/15/2012 - 36 pages
Recycling Guide for Office Building Owners and Property Management Companies.
Visual guide with a lot of pictures
4 easy steps to start office building recycling
The Commercial Climate Calculator
The Commercial Climate Calculator helps your business and/or multifamily complex identify the benefits of reducing trash and increasing recycling/composting. By reducing trash and increasing recycling and composting, your business will:
1 - Save money
2 - Reduce its contribution to climate change
3 - Keep valuable material out of landfills
To access the calculator, go to http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Climate/Calculator/default.htm and click on Commercial Climate Calculator.
AB341 requires mandatory commercial recycling in California beginning July 1, 2012.
Businesses or public entities that subscribe to a service of 4 cubic yards or more of solid waste per week must recycle. Multi-family dwellings of 5 units or more must also recycle.
If you are a business owner or resident, please visit our AB 341 Mandatory Business and Multi-Family Dwellings Recycling page.
If you are a permitted hauler subject to AB 341 reporting, please visit our permitting page.
Proposed Reusable Bag Policy!
The City of Los Angeles is proposing to implement a Reusable Bag Policy to prohibit the distribution of single-use plastic and paper shopping bags in supermarkets and retail stores.
New park opens in Historic Filipinotown -
The park is located in the heart of the Los Angeles Oil Field where the city’s first successful oil well was drilled in 1892. The City of Los Angeles’s Brownfields program and voter-approved state parks bond funds helped make it possible to transform this contaminated property into a park for community to enjoy.
FAQs For CEQA Documents
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the City of Los Angeles' Bureau of Sanitation for use by those writing CEQA documents.