Our food is yet another source of greenhouse gases, and most of our food waste goes to landfills, where it can generate methane.
So, what is the City of LA doing to implement California State Senate Bill 1383, which is designed to address this problem and which went into effect January 1? Join Environmental Engineering Associate James Roska of LA Sanitation & Environment for a conversation about how the City of LA might implement it, the role of neighborhood councils, and more.
Come with your questions/comments/concerns/suggestions!
Learn more at ncsa.la/resources_food_waste.
Also, we'll vote on three issues:
1) Building decarbonization, Council File 21-1463 (Koretz, Krekorian, and Raman), which our energy committee recommends we support. Our draft fact sheet (complete with sample community impact statement) is here.
You can see ABC 7's coverage here.
2) Building decarbonization (yep, again!!), Council File 22-0151 (Harris-Dawson, Koretz, Martinez, O'Farrell, and Raman), which our energy committee also recommends we support. Our draft fact sheet is here.
Spectrum News 1 reported on it here.
You can view our energy committee minutes (check out January 18 and February 15) here.
3) The Healthy Streets LA initiative (both a ballot measure and request that City Council pass an ordinance)—our transportation committee recommends that we support it (by an email vote of 13 to 1, with some abstentions). Learn more at healthystreetsla.com. You can find the proposed ballot measure here and our proposed letter here. You can view our transportation committee minutes (check out February 3) here.
An LA Times journalist had this to say.
The recording of the meeting is on our YouTube channel here.
The slides on SB 1383 and food waste are here.
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