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This Is What Democracy Looks Like
Spotted this sign near Olympic and Robertson. That's Beverly Hills Adjacent to peeps in the know and those who love real estate euphemisms. The street dumping of old furniture being a problem endemic to greater Los Angeles, we offer this information in the interest of neighborhood beautification.
The Los Angeles sanitation department will haul away all the battered, old mattresses you can soak in urine (as well as couches, Christmas trees and busted Ikea bookcases) for FREE if you only call and make an appointment. It takes about 10 minutes, and to make it even easier follow the directions below, so you can speed through the recorded messages.
NOTE: These are the English-language instructions.
1. Dial 800-773-CITY
2. Press 1 for English
3. Press 3 for bulky item pick-up
4. Press 5 for bulky item pick-up
5. Press 0 to talk to an operator
6. Someone will get your info and a pick-up will be arranged. You don't have to be present when the items are picked up.
As the author of this sign suggests, try it.
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