Overview of California’s Mandatory Commercial Organics Law
Event DetailsPast Event: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am Venue: Member Webinar
This webinar will present an overview of California’s Mandatory Commercial Organics Law -- AB 1826, including related goals & policy drivers, hotel requirements & tools, local city/county requirements & resources, and state resources.
Webinar Pricing: Members - Free | Non-member - $99
Webinar presented by:
Marshalle Graham, Senior Environmental Scientist, CalRecycle - Marshalle Graham has just over 25 years of experience with CalRecycle. Marshalle serves on leadership teams for various statewide projects including school district diversion, local government environmental reporting systems, and business assistance for recycling manufacturers looking to site or expand operations in the state. Most recently, Marshalle serves on the education, outreach and implementation teams for new legislation, such as Mandatory Commercial Recycling (AB 341) and Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling (AB 1826).
About CalRecycle: The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, known as CalRecycle, is a department within the California Environmental Protection Agency. CalRecycle administers and provides oversight for all of California’s state-managed waste handling and recycling programs. Known mostly for overseeing beverage containerand electronic-wasterecycling, CalRecycle is also responsible for organics management, used tires, used motor oil, carpet, paint, mattresses, rigid plastic containers, plastic film wrap, newsprint, construction and demolition debris, medical sharps waste, household hazardous waste, and food-scrap composting.
Additionally, CalRecycle provides training and ongoing support for Local Enforcement Agencies, which regulate and inspect California’s active and closed solid waste landfills, as well as materials recovery facilities, solid waste transfer stations, compost facilities, and more. The permitting and inspection processes help CalRecycle fulfill its mission to protect the health and safety of Californians and the environment.