recycLA Roll Out

Check out Carl’s article, “recycLA Roll Out Aggravates Area Businesses,” originally published in the Los Feliz Ledger.

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Amid outcry from some owners of businesses and multi-unit residential buildings that their trash pick up costs have doubled while service has diminished under the city’s new “recycLA” trash collection program, the Los Angeles City Council directed the city’s sanitation department in September to recommend fixes.

According to Luis Lopez, executive director of the Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce and owner of Luis Lopez Automotive, under the new program his trash pick up costs will nearly double, from $150 to $290 a month.

“It’s really a wowzer,” Lopez said.

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