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Clean Streets LA Initiative Combats Illegal Dumping with Technology

The Los Angeles Board of Public Works has approved the purchase of eighteen surveillance cameras and equipment to combat illegal dumping throughout the City. Clean Streets LA is committed to keeping our streets, alleys and sidewalks free of trash and accessible to all.  Surveillance cameras will support the effectiveness and enforcement of the program.

The Los Angeles Board of Public Works votes to establish a zero food waste task force

The Los Angeles Board of Public Works approved a motion today to establish a Zero Food Waste Task Force. The Board will collaborate with various City agencies to explore and promote opportunities in Los Angeles to reduce food waste, increase the amount of recyclable resources and create clean, renewable energy.

Crown jewel of Los Angeles river revitalization

Escrow closes on purchase of G2 property north of Downtown, property that is key to habitat restoration and opening new access for surrounding communities. Taylor Yard is on the east bank of the L.A. River, north of Downtown in the community of Cypress Park. The surrounding parcels at Taylor Yard have already been developed into Rio de Los Angeles State Park, the Sonia Sotomayor Learning Academies, and the Taylor Yard Transit Village.

Mayor Garcetti talks about the Safe Sidewalks initiative to repair damaged and dangerous sidewalks across the city

The City of L.A. is undertaking a record $31 million annual investment to repair City sidewalks so they are no longer hazardous to children, older Angelenos, and people with disabilities. To target resources where they are needed most, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City Council launched Safe Sidewalks LA in December 2016. The program, which is managed by the Bureau of Engineering, prioritizes requests by Angelenos with mobility-related disabilities, and takes into account proximity to transportation corridors and transit stops.

Mayor Garcetti announces halfway mark in promise to place 5000 trash cans on L.A. streets in four years

The Mayor announced the milestone today alongside the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation and a team of City workers. The City has already added more than 1,250 new trash bins to streets across Los Angeles since Mayor Garcetti announced the ambitious goal in April 2015. Another 1,250 will be deployed in the next month, pushing the City halfway toward the 5,000-bin goal in less than two years.

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