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Save the Dates for Sanitation’s “Discover Recycling” Open Houses


Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the City of L.A. Bureau of Sanitation 2013 “Discover Recycling” Open Houses!

Families, children and residents of all ages have the opportunity to meet Sanitation collection truck drivers and staff, enjoy truck demonstrations and facility tours as well as receive information about recycling and a host of Sanitation services.

The 2013 “Discover Recycling” Open House dates, locations and times are:

Saturday, April 27, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
East Valley District Yard, 11050 Pendleton Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352

Saturday, May 18, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
West Valley District Yard, 8840 Vanalden Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324

Saturday, June 1, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
North Central District Yard, 452 N. San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Saturday, June 8, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
South Los Angeles District Yard at The Expo Center, 3990 Menlo Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90037
(NE corner of Martin Luther King Blvd & Vermont Ave.)

Saturday, June 22, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Harbor District Yard, 1400 N. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA 90731

Saturday, June 29, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
West Los Angeles District Yard, 2027 Stoner Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Thank you!

Notice Of Preparation Of An Environmental Impact Report (EIR) And Public Scoping Process





PROJECT NAME: Proposed City Ordinance: City-Wide Exclusive Franchise System for Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Handling  

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Sanitation (Sanitation) is proposing adopt and implement a City ordinance to establish and implement a City-wide exclusive franchise system for municipal solid waste collection and handling services for large multi-family residential units (5 units or more),  commercial, industrial, and institutional (Commercial).

Public Review Period 

This Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the Proposed Project will be available for public and agency review from February 20, 2013 to March 27, 2013 (35 calendar days). Please send your written comments so they are received no later than March 27, 2013, to:

Daniel K. Meyers, Assistant Division Manager

City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works

Bureau of Sanitation

Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division

1149 S. Broadway, 5th Floor, MS #944

Los Angeles, CA 90015-2213

Or comments may be e-mailed to the Bureau of Sanitation at: san.franchisecomments@lacity.org

Public Scoping Meetings:  The City Bureau of Sanitation will hold Public Scoping meetings to receive public input on the proposed project, as follows:

  • March 4, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Panorama Recreation Center, 8600 Hazeltine Ave, Panorama City, CA  91402
  • March 6, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Wilmington Recreation Center (Multi-Purpose Room), 325 Neptune Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744
  • March 12, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Deaton Auditorium (in Police Administration Building), 100 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
  • March 13, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Cheviot Recreation Center Auditorium, 2551 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064
  • March 7, 2013, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Lou Costello Recreation Center, 3141 E. Olympic Bl., Los Angeles, CA 90023
  • March 11, 2013, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – South LA Sports Activity Center, 7020 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90003

Where to Find the NOP: The NOP is available for review at the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation at 1149 S. Broadway, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90015, and at www.lacitysan.org under What’s new …, and at the following public libraries:

  • Central Library, 630 W 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • Van Nuys Branch Library, 6250 Sylmar Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91401
  • West L.A. Regional Branch Library, 11360 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
  • San Pedro Regional Branch Library, 931 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA 90731