May 20, 2021

Stapleton & Mangham: USGBC-LA’s Net Zero Accelerator

With the unveiling of 2021's NZA Cohort at the Municipal Green Building Conference & Expo this week, TPR interviews USGBC-LA Executive Director Ben Stapleton and Net-Zero Accelerator Director Colin Mangham to offer readers an inside look into LA's hub of green building innovation.

October 3, 2019

City of Santa Monica: Modeling Effective Local Climate Action in Alignment with C40 Goals

City Manager Rick Cole outlines Santa Monica's actions and policies to realize the city's ambitious C40 goals.

January 16, 2017

City Of LA Overhauls Waste-Hauling Franchise Operations

Heather Repenning, Vice President of the Board of Public Works, discuss the impact of the franchise agreement and the move towards utilizing clean trash hauling vehicles.

December 20, 2007

Exit Interview: Rita Robinson, L.A. City Bureau of Sanitation

Former Bureau of Sanitation General Manager Rita Robinson shares her thoughts on the successes and future of the Bureau. Part 1 of 2.

March 20, 2006

L.A. City Council Keeps Options Open In Negotiations for New Sunshine Canyon Contract

L.A. Councilmember Greig Smith leads the city's efforts to develop alternatives to landfills and negotiate flexible contract with BFI.

December 14, 2005

L.A. Sanitation Director Rita Robinson Assesses ‘All Options' for Weaning City Off Landfills

After just over a year on the job, L.A. Sanitation chief Rita Robinson has her plate full with landfill options, trash haul fees, and TMDL requirements.

May 27, 2004

Waste Management's Doug Corcoran Assesses L.A.'s Prospects Of Becoming "Landfill Free"

Waste Management's Doug Corcoran provides a reality check on what is required for L.A. to be

April 30, 2004

New GM Of L.A.'s Bureau of Sanitation Opines On City's Unheralded Mission: A Landfill-Free City

A conversation with Rita Robinson about the challenge of closing L.A.'s landfills by 2020.


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