November 15, 2012
by Adrian Martinez
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LA vote sends city on right path for managing waste

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
On the eve of America Recycles Day (November 15), the City of Los Angeles made an historic waste vote.  Today, LA sent a loud and clear… Continue reading

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August 30, 2012
by Adrian Martinez
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Unanimous vote for waste reform in Los Angeles

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
After a 4 ½ hour hearing, including strong testimony from members of Don’t Waste LA coalition, the LA City Energy & Environment Committee … Continue reading

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August 29, 2012
by Adrian Martinez
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Finding fool’s gold in LA’s waste hauling industry

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
When I was younger, my brother duped me into thinking I had huge wealth by giving me an iron pyrite rock, otherwise known as fool’s gold.  With … Continue reading

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April 13, 2012
by Adrian Martinez
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Waste Proposal for Los Angeles Keeps on Rolling

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
Earlier this week, the Ad Hoc Committee on Waste Reduction & Recycling for the Los Angeles City Council met to examine how to shift the way Los Angeles… Continue reading

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November 23, 2011
by Adrian Martinez
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LA Is Getting Serious About Its Garbage

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
Yesterday, as reported in the LA Daily News, the Energy and Environment committee of the Los Angeles City Council approved an important decision to give wa… Continue reading

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April 4, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Emory University’s impressive commitment to sustainability

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC  
I can’t claim to have reviewed them all, but the sustainability initiative at Emory University has to be one of the nation’s most comprehensive and acco… Continue reading

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