Friday, August 21, 2009

FAQ: Recycling

Here’s a statistic we can be proud of -- Los Angeles has the highest recycling rate out of the 10 largest U.S. cities. The recycling rate here is 65 percent and over 240,000 tons of recyclables are collected annually.

Wondering if an item can go in a blue recycling bin? For example, did you know that bottle caps must be screwed onto the bottles in order for the tops to be recycled? Click here for the Bureau of Sanitation list of all items that can be recycled in Los Angeles.