Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts Achieve Carbon Neutrality
WHITTIER, Calif., April 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts, which manages wastewater and solid waste for over half the residents in Los Angeles County, announced that its operations result in a net reduction of greenhouse gases into the environment. A third party reviewed and verified the Districts' 2021 emissions inventory.
"Our mission is to convert waste into resources. For decades, we and our partners have undertaken activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For example, by converting sewage into recycled water, we reduce the need to import water, the energy used to import water and the greenhouse gas emissions used to create energy," said Robert C. Ferrante, Chief Engineer and General Manager for the Sanitation Districts. "We're proud to have exceeded carbon neutrality in 2021 and are looking for more ways to reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions."