A new recycling program that collects leftover food scraps from local businesses is helping the city to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and meet its zero waste goals. In August of last year, the city partnered with ABC member Waste Management to launch its Food Scraps Recycling Program, which diverts food scraps from going to landfill. After food scraps are collected from businesses, they are taken to a wastewater facility in Los Angeles where they are processed and turned into renewable energy that fuels the facility. Since the program started, more than 1,500 cubic yards of food scraps have been processed into renewable energy. More >>