Commercial Organic / Food Waste

The composting and reuse of green or yard waste and food waste are critical components for any community's march to a Zero Waste goal. Call us today to learn more about food waste processing services in your area.

El Dorado Disposal

Request Organic/Food Waste Disposal

Inquire and assess

Contact us to determine the best organic waste solution for your business.

Create tailored plan

We will craft a customized service plan based on your specific requirements.

Seamless service integration

We'll ensure a smooth transition by initiating your organic waste collection without any disruptions.

Mandatory Commercial Organics/ Food Waste Collection AB 1826

Include the food! California disposes approximately 30 million tons of waste in landfills each year, of which more than 30 percent could be used for compost or mulch. Mandatory recycling of organic waste is the next step toward achieving California’s aggressive recycling and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals.

January 1, 2020 businesses that generate 2 cubic yards or more of commercial mixed waste per week are currently required arrange for organic waste recycling services.

If your business does not produce food waste, please reach out to have the exemption approval process started: [email protected]

- This will include most commercial businesses.
- *Note: Multifamily dwellings are required to provide information about their landscape and green waste programs to us at [email protected]

Setting up an organics collection program easy! Contact customer service at 530-626-4141​ or email us at [email protected]

More information on California’s Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling AB 1826


Common questions regarding commercial organic waste disposal
My business has over 2 yards of garbage and recycling service per week, but we don’t produce any food waste. What do I do?
What kinds of organic materials are accepted in organics recycling program? Is there a list of acceptable items?
Is the use of compostable bags for collecting organic material allowed?
Are compostable paper products permitted?

Contact our office for any additional questions regarding organic and food waste disposal at your business.

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Contact Us Regarding Enclosure Specs

We recommend you contact us before enclosure construction. This eliminates any confusion. Each business is unique and it serves best to meet and discuss options before construction of the enclosure. Call our customer service department at 530-626-4141.

El Dorado Disposal Recycling Rates

Recycling is more than just cardboard.  Please contact our Recycling Coordinator at 530-295-2813 for more information about what can be recycled.

Recycling bins are available. For complete rate details: Please contact El Dorado Disposal Customer Service at [email protected]​ or 530-626-4141​ or 916-985-1162​ for more information.

How to Set Up Food Waste Collection

Construction & Demolition Recycling Service

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We provide business with a range of container sizes and a variety of service scheduling options, customized to meet your waste collection needs. Click on the service you’re interested in below for more detailed information on how we can help you.