ProfileSuk Chong, Senior Civil Engineer Los Angeles County Public Works. Suk oversees the County’s Non-Exclusive Commercial Trash Collection Franchise System, which includes the administration of 36 franchise waste hauling contracts. He developed and implemented the County’s Pilot Commercial Food Waste Collection Program. In advance of Senate Bill 1383, which requires that not less than 20% of edible food is recovered for human consumption by 2025, he developed the County’s Food Donation and Recovery Outreach Program (Food DROP) to assist food service establishments in the County in connecting with food recovery agencies. He and his team also implemented a pilot sustainable school program at a charter school in Altadena, CA. Previously, Suk worked in Land Development Division at Public Works, where he oversaw the review and approval of subdivision related design plans for developments in Los Angeles County.