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LA Approves Franchise Zones to Drive Zero Waste Plan
Environmental Leader | By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle​ ​| October 5, 2016

Let’s Pass Zero Waste LA
​Dick and Sharon's LA Progressive | By Angelica Gonzalez | October 5, 2016

Los Angeles' Franchise Zones are Aimed to Help the City Work Toward its Zero Waste Goals
Among the goals listed by the program are: reducing city landfill disposal by a million tons per year by 2025; setting transparent and predictable waste and recycling service rates; compliance with environmental mandates; reducing greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions; and decreasing food waste.
​Waste 360 | ​By Cheryl McMullen | Oct 03, 2016

5 questions (and answers) regarding Los Angeles's potential franchising system
​WasteDive | ​By Cole Rosengren | September 28, 2016

LA proposes commercial hauling franchise zones

LA Board of Public Works approves proposal to divide the city into 11 zones assigned to seven different companies.
​Recycling Today | September 28, 2016 | Solid Waste Report Staff

Perspective​ - Lander: Zoned collection will be safer, cleaner, cheaper
Brooklyn Paper​ | By Councilman Brad Lander | September 28, 2016​

Los Angeles BPW to Award 11 Franchise Zones to Seven Waste Haulers
The seven haulers include Athens Services, Republic Services, Waste Management, Universal Waste Systems, NASA Services, CalMet Services and Ware Disposal.
Waste360 ​| ​Staff | Sep 27, 2016

Commercial waste franchise system in LA moves a step closer
Board of Public Works recommends seven hauling companies to handle $3.5 billion in waste.
​Recycling Today | REW Staff | ​September 27, 2016

$3.5B Los Angeles waste hauling contract approved
​MyNewsLA.com | CNS Story ​Posted by Hoa Quach | September 26, 2016

Los Angeles BPW votes unanimously to award 11 franchise zones to 7 companies
​WasteDive | ​By Cole Rosengren | September 26, 2016