ORGANIC Waste RECYCLING Everyone Benefits California Businesses and Multifamily Complexes Are Required to Recycle their Organic Waste. Regulatory Requirements Everyone Bene¬ts With the passage of AB 1826, new organic recycling requirements will be phased in over several years and will help the state meet its goal to recycle 75 percent of its waste by 2020. The law requires that businesses arrange for recycling services for the following types of organic waste: food waste, green waste, landscape and pruning waste, nonhazardous wood waste, and food-soiled paper. Businesses, including public entities, and multifamily complexes of 5 units or more are required to recycle their organic waste on and after April 1, 2016, depending on the amount of waste they generate per week. City of Lynwood and Waste Resources Inc, the City’s hauling company, are here to help you comply with the new state requirements. Call us to learn more about organic waste collection and recycling options available to you. Businesses and multifamily complexes must start recycling organic waste by the following dates: April 1, 2016 generators of 8 or more cubic yards of organic waste per week; January 1, 2017 generators of 4 or more cubic yards of organic waste per week; January 1, 2019 generators of 4 or more cubic yards of solid waste per week; January 1, 2020 generators of 2 or more cubic yards of solid waste per week, if statewide disposal of organic waste is not decreased by half. Most organic waste is recyclable through methods such as composting, mulching, and anaerobic digestion. Organic recycling services often accept a wide variety of di_erent types of organic waste. Contact Information To learn more about how you can comply with the new law or schedule an appointment for a site visit to get your organics recycling started below is our contact information: Public Works Department By Phone: 310-603-0220, ext. 827 By e-mail: jhernandez@lynwood.ca.us Visit: www.lynwood.ca.us