SB 1383 Information and Resources
In September 2016, Governor Brown signed into law SB 1383, establishing methane emissions reduction targets in a statewide effort to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) in various sectors of California's economy. SB 1383 establishes targets to achieve a 50 percent reduction in the level of the statewide disposal of organic waste from the 2014 level by 2020 and a 75 percent reduction by 2025.
More resources can be found on CalRecycle's SB 1383 page.
What Does This Mean For ...
Those generating 2 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste and 20 gallons or more of organic waste per week are required to divert organic materials.
- Food Waste -
- Green Waste - Businesses utilizing a landscaping company for green waste services need to inform the landscaping company of current State requirements and advise them to divert green waste from the landfill.
Multi-Family Residential Complexes: Complexes with 5 or more units are required to divert organic materials. At this time, only green waste diversion is required for compliance.
- Food Waste - A this time, there is no change to current bins and waste disposal process for Placentia multi-family residents. The City of Placentia is actively working with Republic Services to establish organics collection services. More information will be posted when it becomes available.
- Green Waste - Multi-Family Residential Complexes utilizing a landscaping company for green waste services need to inform the landscaping company of current State requirements and advise them to divert green waste from the landfill.
Eventually, food waste/scraps will be combined with the yard waste (brown) bin as a way of diverting food waste from the landfill.
Organics Implementation Timeline
January 1, 2022 - CalRecycle’s regulations to meet the organic waste reduction targets for 2020 and 2025 take effect and are enforceable on this date