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City Council OKs ‘Zero Waste’ Policy To Overhaul Trash Collection

April 1, 2014 1:08 PM

LOS ANGELES ( — Angelenos could see some changes to the way trash is collected after the City Council voted Tuesday to start implementing a new way of handling trash pick-ups at businesses, apartments and condominiums.

KNX 1070′s Jon Baird reports City Council members adopted the “Zero Waste” policy in a 12-1 vote as part of an effort to reduce pollution from trucks and help the city meet its goal of diverting 90 percent of its trash away from landfills by 2025.

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