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AB-827 Solid waste: commercial and organic waste: recycling bins.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 04/02/2019 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  April 02, 2019

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 827


Introduced by Assembly Member McCarty

February 20, 2019


An act to add Sections 42649.2.5 and 42649.88 to the Public Resources Code, relating to solid waste.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 827, as amended, McCarty. Solid waste: commercial and organic waste: recycling bins.
Existing law requires a business that generates 4 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste or 8 cubic yards or more of organic waste per week to arrange for recycling services, as specified.
This bill would require a business subject to either of those requirements that provides customers access to the business to provide customers with a recycling bin for that waste stream that is visible, easily accessible, and clearly marked with educational signage, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 42649.2.5 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

42649.2.5.
 A commercial waste generator that provides customers access to the business shall provide customers with a recycling bin to collect material purchased on the premises that is visible, easily accessible, and clearly marked with educational signage indicating what is appropriate to place in the bin in accordance with the local jurisdiction’s solid waste ordinances and practices.

SEC. 2.

 Section 42649.88 is added to the Public Resources Code, to read:

42649.88.
 An organic waste generator that provides customers access to the business shall provide customers with an organic waste recycling bin to collect material purchased on the premises for immediate consumption that is visible, easily accessible, and clearly marked with educational signage indicating what is appropriate to place in the bin in accordance with the local jurisdiction’s solid waste ordinances and practices.