Environment

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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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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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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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Local Water

800 468 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. signed the most stringent water efficiency building codes of any big city in the U.S.

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Local Water

800 468 Sustainability City pLAn

L.A. is the most water efficient city in the U.S. (lowest total gallons per capita daily consumed)