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LA Public Works Crews Collect Hundreds of Tons of Trash After Protests

June 5, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Los Angeles Department of Public Works said that its staff and hundreds of volunteers collected nearly 400 tons of trash between Friday and Tuesday, after recent protests against police brutality.

“As we continue to provide services and support during a global pandemic, I’m proud of the dedicated members of our Department of Public Works family, who have once again stepped up and acted swiftly to aid in the city’s emergency efforts,” said Los Angeles Board of Public Works President Kevin James. “This has been a huge undertaking, and I want to thank our employees and the community members who joined us in cleaning up our city.”

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