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California Jurisdictions Must Retain Control Over SB 1383 Compliance Data

by David Davis, President, MSW ConsultantsAs CalRecycle rolls out California’s massive organics recycling law (SB 1383), policymakers must decide who should retain control of the information crucial to the success of this new endeavor; private companies, or local governments.  As creators of software that can be used by either private waste haulers, or by cities …

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Start Planning Now for SB 1383 Implementation

The SB 1383 draft regulations require that jurisdictions conduct education and outreach on organics recycling to all residents, businesses (including those that generate edible food that can be donated) haulers, solid waste facilities, and local food banks and other food recovery organizations. Even though the SB 1383 regulations don’t go into effect until January 1, …

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New Guidance From CalRecycle

CalRecycle just provided new guidance that will soon impact your businesses and multi-family waste generators. This is David Davis at MSW Consultants. Here is what you need to know: Starting this December, significantly more businesses will be required to recycle organics under AB 1826. CalRecycle has determined that statewide disposal of organic waste in 2020 …

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San Bernardino County Extends Landfill Contract with Athens Services to 2031

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has voted to extend the current management contract of the County’s solid waste landfill system with Athens Services to 2031 and potentially to 2039. “It’s a win-win-win for residents, us, and the supplier.” – Board Chairman, Curt Hagman  Read More: San Bernardino County Extends Landfill Contract

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