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 two(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 five (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 the 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 landfills.
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.