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File #: 20-1458    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/28/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Approve the El Dorado County Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan 2020 Five-Year Review Report; and 2) Authorize the Environmental Management Department Director to sign and forward the 2020 Five-Year Report to the State of California, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery. FUNDING: Non-General Fund / County Service Area No.10 Solid Waste funds and Franchise Tipping Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - Letter from EDSWAC, 2. B - 2020 CIWMP 5 Year Review Report
Related files: 15-1147
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Environmental Management Department recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Approve the El Dorado County Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan 2020 Five-Year Review Report; and
2) Authorize the Environmental Management Department Director to sign and forward the 2020 Five-Year Report to the State of California, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.

FUNDING: Non-General Fund / County Service Area No.10 Solid Waste funds and Franchise Tipping Fees.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The California Integrated Waste Management Act (AB 939), passed in 1989, required all California jurisdictions to reduce the amount of solid waste sent to landfill by fifty percent (50%) by the year 2000 through source reduction, recycling, and composting activities. To meet this goal, jurisdictions were required to develop a Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan (CIWMP) that included a Source Reduction and Recycling Element (SRRE), Household Hazardous Waste Element (HHWE), Non-Disposal Facilities Element (NDFE), and a countywide Siting Element. The County submitted the aforementioned documents to the Integrated Waste Management Board, now known as the State of California, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) in the early 1990s, which were later incorporated by reference into the County’s Summary Plan in 1995.

CalRecycle requires each jurisdiction to submit annual reports detailing progress on diversion efforts through existing and new programs. CalRecycle considers these annual reports updates to the CIWMP; however, Public Resources Code sections 41770 and 41822, and the California Code of Regulations section 18788 require that the CIWMP be reviewed, and revised if necessary, every five (5) years. CalRecycle provides a Five-Year Review Report Template (Template) for use by jurisdictions. The purpose of the Template is to document compliance with CalRecycle’s regulatory review and reporting requirements, including review an...

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