Long Beach, CA
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File #: 19-0588    Version: 1 Name: Mayor - Recycling Grant Award
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/10/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/18/2019 Final action: 6/18/2019
Title: Recommendation to receive and file a report on the recycling grant awarded to the Long Beach Conservation Corps by the Coca-Cola Foundation to improve recycling participation in coordination with the City's Public Works Department.
Sponsors: MAYOR ROBERT GARCIA
Attachments: 1. 061819-R-23sr.pdf, 2. 061819-R-23 PowerPoint.pdf

TITLE

Recommendation to receive and file a report on the recycling grant awarded to the Long Beach Conservation Corps by the Coca-Cola Foundation to improve recycling participation in coordination with the City's Public Works Department.

 

DISCUSSION

The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded the Long Beach Conservation Corps $250,000 to improve recycling participation. This will be achieved through recycling education programs, new recycling bins for public spaces, and recycling street teams at events in Long Beach. The Conservation Corps of Long Beach will be placing recycling bins at beaches and parks. In addition, the Corps will be partnering with Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau on a door-to-door recycling awareness program on how and where to recycle household items.

 

FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact.

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

MAYOR ROBERT GARCIA