The City of Los Angeles has approved commercial franchise hauling zones after more than two years of planning. Proponents say the change puts the nation’s second largest city on the path to achieving a 90 percent diversion rate by 2025.
The codes the government uses to identify industries can be confusing for companies to navigate. The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has published a white paper providing guidance on the codes specific to the waste and recycling industries.
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works recommended seven haulers who should be awarded contracts in the City’s upcoming commercial franchise hauling zones.
Last month, in New Orleans, the CEO of the country’s largest hauler and processor of trash and recyclables gave the keynote address for the seventh annual Resource Recycling Conference. And following that address [see the full text of the address], we had further questions for the executive.