Organics Recycling Programs are Any of the Following, or a Combination of the Following
With AB 341, eligible businesses are required to recycle, thus resulting in an expansion in commercial recycling activities and recycling manufacturing.
Prior to the passage of AB 341, CalRecycle and the Air Resources Board were engaged in a joint rulemaking process to implement a Mandatory Commercial Recycling Measure within AB 32 (CA Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006) to increase commercial waste diversion (recycling/reuse/composting) as a method to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
On or after July 1, 1012, each City/County entity shall implement an education, outreach and monitoring program. Efforts may be phased in over time.
On and after July 1, 2012 the following will need to implement a recycling program:
Your solid waste bins are measured in the amount of cubic yards. Your solid waste service bills/statements may tell you what size bin you have and how often it is serviced. If it is not listed, please contact your solid waste hauler (PDF).
Different Examples of What Equals at Least 4 Cubic Yards (CUYD) of Trash
Tip for City of Merced customers: the first number on your dumpster is the size of the bin. [Example: Number -1234: the first number (#) would be the size of the bin]
Recycling Programs are Any of the Following, or a Combination of the Following
Reference CalRecycle Mandatory Commercial Recycling's webpage at https://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/recycle/commercial.