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L.A. rethinks apartment recycling in march to zero-waste goal

August 12, 2011 |  2:15 pm

Los Angeles Recycling Center
Keeping trash from landfills that are quickly filling up is a top priority for the L.A. Bureau of Sanitation. And these days its officials are working on changes to the way apartment dwellers and businesses dispose of their trash. The Home section's latest look at the complexities of apartment recycling delves into the possibilities and obstacles ahead before the L.A. City Council considers a new plan.

Home also has looked at why it's hard to know what can be recycled, and at whether all sorts of things can go in the recycling bin.

-- Mary MacVean

Photo: Los Angeles Recycling Center. Credit: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

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