Long Beach Waste Management Facilities

Long Beach waste managementVoluntary contribution requires an effort by Long Bach residents especially in collective housing. Faced with this scenario, are they all ready to go back and forth, sometimes restrictively, several bags in hand?

Housing in multi-family buildings does not certainly remain in the majority but it does not cease to develop in California: housing in apartment buildings is one that is developing the most: it has grown by 8.8% per year since 2010. The number of apartments has more than doubled between 2000 and 2010: they now constitute almost a residence main out of four.

In total, of the 132,557 inhabitants of the study area, nearly 54,584 live today in vertical habitat compared to 15,972 in 1990. Therefore, put in place and succeed in selective collection in this type of habitat is a major issue of the modern waste management policy.

First, the recyclable waste from the municipality of Long Beach, which comes from recycling centers and yellow bins, are sorted and packaged for transport to the recycling and sorting centers.

But by the very structure of a building, the diversity of behavior and habits of residents, selective collection requires preparation and a rigorous implementation, supported by close communication. It is certainly possible to raise awareness among Californians, to teach them the gesture of sorting and make it less restrictive to them.

But, the data changes depending on whether live in individual or collective housing, and in terms of selective collection, housing
collective presents constraints. Also the survey conducted among 100 users on selective sorting at source in vertical housing, allows us to test some opinions on sorting behavior.

Long Beach needs better waste management service and recycling facilities, as well as more awareness about sustainability from residents. This is happening progressively and city officials are developing media campaign to herald the message to the population.

It follows that like the other municipalities in the region, the establishment of the door-to-door selective collection of paper and cardboard was carried out late on the city of Long Beach. Also, communication with residents constitutes a fundamental link in the implementation of selective sorting and it is mainly through the media and door to door with users, like interventions of sorting ambassadors, awareness letters, practical guides to sorting.

But this communication program which aims above all to convince inhabitants of the usefulness of the sorting gesture, to explain the instructions to them and to motivate them over time, took place timidly on the territory.

Indeed, no “strong” communication campaign has been launched, especially among the illiterate population. They basically got used to
from the media and from a simple black and white sheet slipped into the mailboxes of the inhabitants, and on which we explain the materials “that are throw away and not throw away.”

Moreover, this support looks like a flyer advertising and like a simple flyer, it risks ending up in the trash without having been read. Therefore, as in most other municipalities, it was necessary to hire “sorting ambassadors” or “mediators” to explain in person
the progress of selective collection.

Waste management regulations

The human resources of the Governor of California Commission are insufficient when it comes to waste management.

Indeed, it falls, for example, to 10 people to control the implementation of all environmental law and manage procedures offenses. It is not a question of questioning their competence but of underline the lack of personnel in this area and whose task at hand is tedious. In California, the absence of staff is also crucial and it makes lack of consistent application of laws and regulations in the environment.

The persons responsible for inspecting classified installations … can visit at facilities subject to their supervision at any time ”. However, the waste management commission suffered from a lack of staff. Therefore, visits to facilities that aim to ensure the monitoring of the establishment and performance of equipment, with a view to reducing nuisances, remained insufficient. It was asked on several occasions to recruit staff. But these requests did not bear fruit because no response to their request was been obtained. To deal with the most urgent, in the control of discharges from classified installations, the state had to make operators accountable so that they become autonomous by monitoring their rejection themselves.

Indeed, the manufacturer has mission to transmit, in due form, a report to the governor, including indicating the nature and quantity of the discharges, their composition, etc. But, the establishments subject to self-monitoring are the establishments whose impact on the environment is reduced. They are subject to a simple declaration procedure which therefore establishes control of discharges by the manufacturer himself.

At the present time, therefore, we can say that there is a considerable number of legal texts which govern the matter and which can also constitute the basis of waste law. In fact, in California, waste management is a element of environmental law. Also, the waste sector has experienced important legal developments.

Californian waste law

Since the adoption of the first action program of California on the environment, we have entered a phase of a common environmental policy. Since then, more than 200 texts and frameworks on the environment were adopted as well as 5 action programs. In addition, the commission, always with a view to protecting environment, formulates new decisive proposals in the fields
following: air, water, waste, hazardous substances and major risks, nature and noise.

Within the state, the quantity of waste produced was estimated at 52.2 billion tonnes. This report also highlights a shortage disposal facility, hence the establishment of more and more landfills many and the export of waste. This increasing increase and not negligible is not without causing many problems because it risks including creating dangers for the environment.

Also, for the sake of protection, the Community had to deploy a strategy to waste management. Thus, the regulations relating to waste are subject to specific federal articles. This curative device is based on the following actions:
– Prevention of the production of waste and its harmfulness;
– Waste recovery;
– Waste disposal.

Indeed, the state of California sent a communication to the governor and the Parliament, in which it sets out its strategy for waste management. This communication which does not include nuclear waste, therefore sets prevention as the first objective waste, both through the development of clean technologies and through the establishment of an eco-labeling system.

The second objective is the recovery of waste therefore reuse, recycling, regeneration, recovery of raw materials or transformation into energy (combustion). The third objective is to optimize the final disposal of waste and this is where operations like Los Angeles dumpster rental companies come into play.

The other objectives concern the regulation of the transport of waste and remedial actions targeting abandoned landfills. Regarding management waste, the state declares that the provisions must be introduced, ensuring that waste is, as far as possible, eliminated in the centers closest to high density populations, using the most appropriate technologies guaranteeing a high level of the environment and public health.

The future will show if this principle is feasible. This waste disposal strategist chosen by the state in the context of waste management received approval by the governor office.

Waste management in California

recycling San Diego
A good example of over regulation in this country is waste management.

Waste management regulations

The new waste management rules are so vague it could be said that they are responsible for ensuring their customers put the waste packaging in the recycle bin, perhaps they should then fine the customer unless they can produce a certificate from the customers local council showing the box was put in the bin.

Still it helps keep more civil servants in jobs with their lovely pensions and other benefits. But what they will do when there are no more tax payers left as all the local companies have gone out of business. Yes, it seems that previous posters have failed to understand that they were fined for failing to register, not for failing to recycle.
How can waste recycling be regulated in the way you would like … paying most attention to “the mountain of plastic milk/coke bottles that supermarkets sell” or other more extreme waste… unless the people who are supposed to regulate recycling know who, what and where the biggest problems arise.

Part of the reason for a registration process is to avoid problems similar to fly tipping in the building waste situation.

Many will have spotted, when they take their personal waste paper/bottles for recycling, other who are dumping what is obviously waste from commercial/business work and which they should be paying to dispose of commercially, rather than off-loading their costs onto the council-tax payer. How do you “just spot” something like this!
Thanks for the general view that it’s just bureaucracy, the real issue is why didn’t they just charge us the £4,328 instead of mounting a criminal prosecution in court. We obviously would have paid it – it’s like a back tax. We were basically not aware of the regulation, our fault, but as has been mentioned there is a lot of stuff to comply with these days.

It is indeed only packaging, not a safety issue, and indeed, were we to try and recover packaging from users, they probably would not want to release it.
The regulations in California and in San Diego in particular are all but impossible for your type of company to apply in the way they were originally intended.

Recycling regulations

Unfortunately people in your position usually end up signing up with a 3rd party who has some collection of sorts already in place, using a 20yd dumpster rental when necessary to discard a good amount of junk. Of course, you have to pay a “Registration fee” which is just more expense added to Climate Change Levy, tax on the dividends of pension schemes etc.

What is really needed for more of the waste originating from companies to be recycled are some coherent policies on collecting household waste. The CA government doesn’t want this, because demand goes up and down like a fiddler’s elbow for most types of waste and the merchants simply stop collecting when the price is too low. Witness the local authorities who simply stopped collecting waste when it became uneconomical.

We offer a very unusual house plant we call “The Recycling Plant.” The Recycling Plant is an unusual variety of tropical flora called the Kalanchoe, which propagates by means of discarded plant material; when the plant loses a leaf, the fallen leaf becomes an entirely new plant!

The Kalanchoe is quite special in that nature has found a way for the plant to make use of its trash – in this case its fallen leaves; by making a whole new Kalanchoe plant, it ensures the survival of its species. You can grow an entire jungle in your home with just one leaf!
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Recycling improvements

Does anyone know what happens to the contents of the red boxes that we residents so dutifully put out once a fortnight?

It is difficult to anything useful with a mixture of wet cardboard metal and plastic. Reading folk put things out separately but the council scheme just takes everything from one box (once it’s been out in the rain for 24 hours since they collect it a day later than the calendar in my street at least).
RBC has an army of otherwise unemployable yoofs scrabbling around huge mountains of recyclable stuff transforming it into smaller piles of sorted stuff. Probably for about 50 quid a week. They then pay someone to cart it away and sling it in a landfill site somewhere out of the area.

Reading was woefully below target for recycling. The Small mead site will be filled within five years at the present rate, and RBC have certain problems. San Diego’s waste (i.e. the non-recycled stuff) can disappear to a landfill anywhere in the country, it’s totally up to the contractors (STA Waste?) where it goes, although most does still disappear to Braincell apparently. Although Wokingham’s level of recycling is somewhat higher that Reading Borough’s!

The primary goal of our waste management research is to identify and pin-point cost determining factors in automobile recycling. This proceeds as follows: first, using a status quo analysis, the current cost structure will be explored. Second, forecasts of possible system behaviours will be attempted making use of the scenario technique. In a third step, this information will be combined in a system dynamics model. This allows to calculate recycling costs and material flow.
The automobile recycling initiative is part of a larger effort by the government that requires manufacturers to establish take-back programs. This policy initiative for automobiles is being driven by concerns about the scarcity of landfill space, toxicity of waste, and the need for resource conservation. These concerns are heightened by the fact that the number of automobiles produced is growing every year.
Total ownership of automobiles has more than doubled over the past twenty years, from 114.4 mil. in 1990 to 349.1 mil. vehicles in 2012, with a yearly increase of 7.4% from 1994. The expanding vehicle fleet has resulted in a growth in scrapped vehicle numbers from 3.931 mil. in 1990 to 9.413 mil. in 2012.

The draft policy entitled “The Federal Government’s Policy on the Reduction of Scrapped Vehicle Wastes” is the framework for the establishment of a recycling system. This law will have a large impact on the recycling and reuse of materials, as well as on the costs of recycling. The California government is under pressure to implement this environmental law before the general elections.

Top 10 Best Places to Visit in California

Golden Gate Bridge
California State is one of the charismatic and beautiful states of USA.

There are several places to visit, and thousands of people do visit these sites on the daily basis. Tourists from all around the United States and from entire world love to spend time in California during the business travel or in vacations. Here, we are introducing you the top 10 best places to visit in California you must visit.

10: Santa Catalina Island

Where ever there is an Island, there it is always the worthy place to visit; I hope you would agree with my statement. The Santa Catalina Island located 26 miles southwest of Wilmington at the port of Los Angeles. The Santa Catalina Island is catching million of visitors, not just from the U.S, instead all around the world. As this Island is the best place to visit for the people who are passionate about swimming, fishing, boating, and kayaking. The Island leaves for the tourist’s unforgettable memories and memorable scenes. The fresh water of the Island and the lineup boats on the shore of the Island intensify the beauty of Island.

9: Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is covering a vast area and facilitates the visitors with many scenic views and lot of other picnic spots to the families. The park also allows the family to visit and see the breathtaking views and beautiful sunshine on the coast of the park. It is a splendid natural place for the photographers to capture some awesome sceneries.

8: SeaWorld

As the name of the park is shown, that it is Park of extremely stunning sea animals. As the name indicates, it is totally a family park, which attracts the people from all around the US. Orca and dolphin shows draw the attraction of the children, and other marine life catches the family attraction. The Park is suitable for the Children to enjoy and amuse themselves.

7: Golden Gate Bridge

The most well-known Golden Gate Bridge located in San Francisco’s and famous entirely in the world. Its popularity reason is that of some famous movies scene had been taken on this bridge. The contrast of orange color of the bridge and the blue water of the river make it worthy and unforgettable scene.

6: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

The Park known for its gigantic redwoods is an appealing natural beauty in California. The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park enriched with the deep groves, the mountains and the lakes and wilderness of the giant trees; that is the reason why the visitors love to visit this place for many years. The giant redwoods beauty of the park has been proven in pleasing the visitors. The mighty redwoods are of 200-350 ft, in height and considered as the largest redwood. The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park provides the opportunities for hiking and camping to the visitors. Tourists from all around the USA come to visit this mighty redwoods park.

5: Lake Tahoe

Another beautiful lake and worth visiting place in California is the Lake Tahoe. The Lake Tahoe is the most suitable place for the tourists who love boating, kayaking, and skiing. The sunshine on the fresh and transparent water enhances the worth of the Lake Tahoe. It is located on the border of California and Nevada. The Lake Tahoe is also among the most worth seeing place in America. It is covering a vast area and a highly recommended place to visit.

4: Big Sur

Big Sur, a naturally beautiful place attracts visitors towards itself due to the wide area of forest and valley. Tourist’s best activity in the Big Sur is hiking along with camping. The Big Sur Park is divided into two major parks, one is Garrapata State Park, which is famous for its eye-catching beach beauty, and the 2nd one is Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, which provides the hiking opportunity to the tourists. Big Sur is covering up a very broad wilderness area of almost 220 miles of trails.

The Garrapata State Park is the most attractive part of the Big Sur, as it is the most renowned for its UN-matching beach beauty, a fresh cool water of the beach gives more pleasure to the visitors. Anyhow, the water of the beach is not fit for swimming

The other area of the Big Sur, the Pfeiffer, allows tourists to hike on the valley, a breathtaking view along sides while hiking makes tourists crazy. The tourists or visitors can also be camping there, or can take the advantage of the Big Sur Lodge as well.

3: Death Valley

California, a beautiful State of USA, is enriched with the unbelievable natural beauty of mountain valleys, glaciers, and waterfalls. Along with this all natural beauty, there it is also a worth seeing desert valley in the California also known as the Death Valley. The Valley surrounds with sand dunes, salt fields and a lake in the valley enhances the charismatic beauty of the valley. It is the harshest and challenging living area in the California because of the intense heat factor. The visitors and travelers can stop at any place for capturing the spot, during their visit to the Death Valley Park.

2: Disneyland

A complete family park in the California the Disneyland, situated in Anaheim is a very famous place amongst the people of California. The Disneyland Park is covering the large area and contains lot of amusement activities for kids and people of all groups of ages. The park is also providing the several facilities like hotels, restaurants, and some entertainment events as well. The Disneyland is a combination of many reacted themes of culture, also provides the opportunity for shopping and eating. Separate places for amusement have been designed and developed inside the park for different age group people. The Children, Youngsters, and people of old age everyone love to come here and enjoy themselves. The park has no place to step in on the special events, like on Christmas day, or on summer vacations.

1: Yosemite National Park, California

One of the most beautiful places in the USA the Yosemite National Park is a GOD gifted nature to the California. This utmost beauty park has drawn million of users from the decades and still it is the unparalleled scenic valley in the USA. The Yosemite National Park is an old park and famous in the entire world for its beauty and not just catching the visitors from nationwide but also from every corner of the world. The men, women, children and every age group people have used to travel this place so many times from the United States. The waterfalls, mountain valley, and the rivers flowing through the valley have been catching the attention of the tourists and travelers for many years. For more beautiful places and attention grabbing places, read our article on Best places to visit in the USA.

The facts


African American women with breast cancer:

  • are more likely to be diagnosed with later stage breast cancers
  • tend to have larger tumors than white women
  • have a survival rate that’s 41% lower than other women


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  • Have a mammogram every year starting at age 40, if you are at average risk
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