LASAN Director Enrique Zaldivar tells KPCC about garbage and recycling during the pandemic

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When health authorities here in LA ordered residents to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the result was –garbage – A lot of it. Recyclables piled up, too. And they didn't all end up where you might expect them to go. Sharon McNary, KPCC's Infrastructure Correspondent, brings us the story, including an interview with LA Sanitation and Environment General Manager Enrique Zaldivar.

Listen to KPCC's Take Two; you can find this story at 13:40. 

Read more on LAIST: What happened to your recyclables during the pandemic?

Remember, the pandemic may be temporary but recycling is forever.