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Community Spotlight: L.A. planners juggle goals, markets and huge volumes of material

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Every year municipal crews in Los Angeles collect 1.5 million tons of material.

The second-largest city in the country also has a very ambitious waste diversion goal: 90% by 2025. That means Los Angeles must stay creative to continue managing the massive volume of recyclables its residents generate.

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Community Spotlight: Canadian metropolis brings mixed-waste approach to multi-family

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In Toronto, as in other cities, multi-family residential recycling rates have been stubbornly lower than their single-family counterparts. As Canada’s largest city works to boost recycling rates, a local MRF operator is experimenting with recovering recyclables from multi-family garbage streams.

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