LA Leads

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Waste & Landfills

800 415 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. has the highest recycling rate of any big U.S. city.

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Carbon and Climate Leadership

809 808 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first U.S. city to use the Compact of Mayors globally recognized methodology for calculating a city’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Preparedness & Resiliency

800 748 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first U.S. city to test on-road use of cool pavement to combat urban heat.

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Mobility and Transportation

800 371 Sustainability City pLAn

With 1,090 bicycles, 65 multi-unit docking stations, and over 90,000 trips taken as of January 2017, L.A.’s bike share is the biggest system in the county.

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Energy Efficient Buildings

800 459 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. adopted the most ambitious and comprehensive energy and water efficiency law for existing buildings of any U.S. city.

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Environmental Justice

800 384 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first city to roll out an electric vehicle carshare program designed to serve low-income residents.

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Environmental Justice

800 479 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first big city to require all city farmers markets to accept EBT.

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Local Solar

800 381 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the first U.S. city to offer expedited online permitting for residential solar projects.

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Local Solar

800 381 Sustainability City pLAn

At 225 MW, L.A. has the most installed solar power of any city in the U.S.

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Prosperity & Green Jobs

800 716 Sustainability City pLAn

At over 20,000, L.A. has created the most green jobs of any U.S. city.