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.
Request Organic/Food Waste Disposal
Contact us to determine the best organic waste solution for your business.
We will craft a customized service plan based on your specific requirements.
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
Your business may qualify for an exemption. Send an email to us at [email protected] to start the exemption process.
Our program allows food this includes all vegetables, fruits, meat, bones, dairy, coffee grounds/filters and egg shells; Food soiled paper products are also allowed in the Organics Waste program including napkins, paper plates, and wax covered cardboard products. If your business decides to collect this food waste in bags, we will only allow BPI approved GREEN in color biodegradable bags. Please see the downloadable food waste flyer to see all acceptable materials.
Yes, we do allow BPI Approved GREEN biodegradable bags. We recommend our “bucket to bin” method, which means collecting food waste in a buckets and transferring the food waste into the dumpster. Send an email to us at [email protected] if your business would like technical collection assistance.
Yes, we do allow food soiled paper products including napkins, paper towels, paper plates, and wax cardboard items.
Contact our office for any additional questions regarding organic and food waste disposal at your business.
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.
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