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File #: 20-0139    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Time Allocation
File created: 1/17/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/4/2020 Final action: 2/4/2020
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board receive a presentation by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery on the requirements of Senate Bill 1383 - Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Organic Waste Methane Emissions Reductions. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.) FUNDING: Non-General Fund. County Service Area No. 10 - Solid Waste funds.
Attachments: 1. A - SB 1383 Presentation, 2. B - Map of Estimated Residential Food Waste Collection Areas, 3. C - SB 1383 Formal Proposed RegulationText - Oct 2019
Related files: 20-0858
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board receive a presentation by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery on the requirements of Senate Bill 1383 - Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Organic Waste Methane Emissions Reductions. (Est. Time: 1 Hr.)

FUNDING: Non-General Fund. County Service Area No. 10 - Solid Waste funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On September 28, 2014, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1826, known as Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling (MORe), establishing implementation phases over time for the program including, but not limited to, the following: required businesses recycle their organic waste based on the amount and type of waste the business generates on a weekly basis; and after January 1, 2016, directed that local jurisdictions across the State implement organic waste recycling programs to divert organic waste generated by businesses, including multifamily residential dwellings that consist of five (5) or more units; and as updated on January 2, 2017, required businesses that generate four (4) cubic yards or more of organic waste per week to arrange for organic waste recycling services; and with full implementation of organic waste recycling services by January 1, 2019 for businesses that generate four (4) cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste. If by January 1, 2020, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) determines that the statewide disposal of organic waste has not been reduced by fifty percent (50%) of the level of disposal during 2014, businesses that generate two (2) or more cubic yards of commercial solid waste will be required to arrange for organic waste recycling services.

On September 19, 2016, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 1383 - Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Organic Waste Methane Emission Reductions (SB 1383), establishing methane emissions reduction targets in a statewide effort to reduce emissions of short-lived climat...

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