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From humble beginnings to the largest independent Recycling and solid Waste Services company in Los Angeles County, Athens Services has introduced near-Zero emissions vehicles to its fleet, continues to use innovative technology to process mixed waste and to enhance recyclability and has been at the forefront of the Organic movement, while also celebrating many people that have give their entire career to work with organization. Found in 1957, Athens Services is a local, family-own waste collection and recycling company that has been a fixture in the greater Los Angeles community for the past 61 years. The company is owned by the Arakelian family, who have operated Athens Services for four generations. They begin waste hauling in the Athens District of Los Angeles and the community inspired them to name Business Athens Services. Family keep the name Athens Services to remind them of their humble beginnings and roots in the Los Angeles area. Today, members of the Executive team also include Greg Loughnane, President, and Gary M. Clifford, Executive Vice President. The company currently has more than 1 500 employees, all of whom reside in Southern California. As the largest independent Recycling and solid Waste Services company in Los Angeles County, Athens Services serves more than 250 000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. They are responsible for exclusive Recycling, solid Waste, Green Waste and Organics Services in 26 franchise jurisdictions, and are active in 18 cities in non-exclusive / open franchise markets. The Company also conducts street sweeping services in 27 areas throughout the region. In addition, Athens Services offers special waste and construction and demolition Recovery Services. With a modern fleet of hundreds of collection, hauling and container vehicles, 71 percent of Athens Services vehicles use clean energy alternative fuel. By mid-2018, that number will rise to 80 percent, as the company has invested in a phase-in plan to convert the entire collection fleet to CNG. In 2017, Athens Services will also introduce near-Zero emissions vehicles to its fleet. These CNG vehicles contain the cleanest available heavy truck engines in the world90 percent cleaner than the US Environmental Protection Agencys strictest emissions standard. More than 100 of the trucks used in Athens Services fleet in the City of Los Angeles recycLA program are near-Zero emissions vehicles. Other green features of vehicles include: each near-Zero emissions vehicle reduces greenhouse gases equivalent to taking 225 cars off road. Cummins engines reduce NOx emissions by 90 percent and greenhouse gas emissions by 49 percent. Closed crankcase ventilation reduces engine-related methane emissions by 70 percent. Power-on-demand hydraulic Systems manufactured by Heil reduce fuel consumption. Athens Services ' combination of experience and infrastructure allows them to provide both source separation and mixed waste processing. Operations facilities consist of hauling yards, container yards and two materials Recovery facilities. Athens Services pioneered the use of MRFs in the Southern California area as the first hauler to open MRF in the region in 1996. The company also operates one of largest composting facilities on the west coast, American Organics.

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Athens Clean Up Saturdays

It is illegal TO dispose OF Hazardous Materials into your containers, down drain, or by abandonment. Hazardous WASTE is any product labelled TOXIC, poisonous, corrosive, flammable, combustible, or irritant. Examples include: antifreeze; automotive fluids; cleaning products; compressed gas cylinders; fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides; paint; pharmaceuticals; pool chemicals; sharp WASTE; solvents; and more. ATHENS SERVICES encourages reuse and donation OF BULKY items whenever possible. If this is not an option, ATHENS WILL, upon Request only, REMOVE BULKY items, including major appliances and furniture. PLEASE do not place BULKY items or electronics in your TRASH containers. Doing so may cause interruption in your service. TO schedule PICK-UP, PLEASE call ATHENS SERVICES at 557-1007, or complete the Request SERVICES form and select BULKY ITEM PICK-UP.

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