AB 341, now in effect, is designed to divert waste from landfills to reach California’s recycling goal of 75%. AB 341 requires commercial businesses and multi-family housing complexes (5 units or more) to have recycling programs in place. In addition to diverting recyclables from the local Landfills, AB 341 will contribute to the economy by reducing waste disposal costs and create manufacturing and
As part of California’s recycling and greenhouse gas emission goals, AB 1826 requires commercial businesses and multi-family housing complexes (5 units or more) to recycle organic waste. Organic waste includes food scraps, food soiled paper, yard/ landscape trimmings, and nonhazardous
wood waste. These organic materials account for nearly one third of the approximately 30 million tons of waste destined for California’s landfills each year. These materials are recyclable through composting, mulching, and anaerobic digestion, which generates renewable energy and fuel. Since 2019 ALL commercial business and multi-family housing complexes (5 units or more) generating 4 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste per week must arrange for organic waste recycling services.
Learn how the City of Lynwood and Waste Resources can help your business or multi-family complex comply. For a free on-site evaluation to customize a program to fit your needs, contact: Waste Resources at (310) 366-7600 or (888) 467-7600 or visit their website: https://wasteresources.com/
For any questions or concerns, you can contact Public Works at (310)603-0220 Ext. 827.