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Waste 360: “10 Takeaways from California’s New Waste Management Study”

July 14, 2015, Written by Allan Gerlat

Waste collection franchising by cities is one of the key ways municipalities can meet California’s goal to reduce landfilling by 75 percent, according to a new study on how to manage waste and recycling in the region.

The report, “Cleaning Up Waste and Recycling Management and Securing the Benefits” by the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), comes after the U.S. Conference of Mayors recently adopted a measure that calls for federal and state governments to recognize cities’ rights to enact ordinances to reduce waste in their communities, according to a news release.

The report examines the effects of waste in recycling, the systems of management and makes reform recommendations.

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