Commercial (Business) and Multi-Family Recycling Requirements- Assembly Bill 341
Assembly Bill 341 mandates businesses generating four (4) cubic yards or more of waste per week and multi-family dwellings with five (5) or more units to recycle. All businesses and multi-family properties; however, are encouraged to take advantage of recycling programs.
Commercial (Business) and Multi-Family Organics Recycling Requirements-Assembly Bill 1826
In April of 2016, AB 1826 California’s Mandatory Organic Waste Recycling Law, required businesses and multi-family properties that generate 8 cubic yards of organic waste to arrange for organic waste recycling services. Effective January 2017, this requirement extended to businesses and multi-family properties that generate 4 cubic yards of organics waste. A summary of dates and future waste generation thresholds mandating the implementation of recycling programs is provided below
Year Cubic Yards Generated Weekly 2016 8 (organic waste) 2017 4 (organic waste) 2019 4 (commercial solid waste, regardless of amount of organic waste) 2020 2 (commercial solid waste, if state does not meet goal)