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Los Angeles Recycling

Rag Picking in America?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Carl Pope

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa takes pride in the fact that his city's recycling rate is the highest in any of America's million plus population cities. But listening to the workers, it is clear that inside the recycling facility, workers are treated more like the garbage they sort than fellow citizens.

New to the Blue in Los Angeles

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Way back in 1874, the city of Los Angeles established its first dump site for solid waste. Over 130 years later, we've come to learn that disposing of our waste properly is a collective responsibility.