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Public Contract Code - PCC

DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [1100 - 22355]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1981, Ch. 306. )

PART 2. CONTRACTING BY STATE AGENCIES [10100 - 19150]

  ( Heading of Part 2 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1120, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 4. State Agency Buy Recycled Campaign [12153 - 12217]

  ( Heading of Chapter 4 amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 590, Sec. 7. )

ARTICLE 2. Recycled Paper Products [12164.5 - 12167.1]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1094, Sec. 10. )

12164.5.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that for the current state waste paper collection program, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery shall provide participating locations with public information awareness and training to state and legislative employees. Additionally, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery shall provide training for personnel, including but not limited to, state and buildings and grounds personnel, responsible for the collection of waste materials. This training shall include, but is not limited to, educating and training the personnel concerning the separation and collection of recyclable materials.

(b) It is also the intent of the Legislature that the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery continue the current state waste paper collection program and use this program as a model to develop a plan for other waste materials generated by state and legislative employees.

(c) It is also the intent of the Legislature that the department, in consultation with the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, shall submit a new recycling plan, which includes, but is not limited to, the collection and sale of waste materials generated by state and legislative employees. This plan shall be submitted to the appropriate legislative policy committees on or before August 31, 1990. The plan may be phased in utilizing those office facilities and collecting those waste materials most conducive to operation of a source separation program, but shall be fully implemented by June 1, 1991.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 26, Sec. 70. (SB 92) Effective June 27, 2017.)

12165.
  

(a) After implementing a recycling plan pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 12164.5, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery shall establish, implement, and maintain a recycling plan for the Legislature, which may include all legislative offices and individual members’ district offices; all state offices whether in state-owned buildings or leased facilities in Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Francisco Counties; and in any other areas that the board determines to be feasible. The plan shall include the provisions for the recycling of office paper, corrugated cardboard, newsprint, beverage containers (as defined in Section 14503 of the Public Resources Code), waste oil, and any other material at the discretion of the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.

(b) The collection program for each product and each location shall be reevaluated by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery on or before January 1, 1994. Subsequently, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, upon the determination that inclusion of any particular material type would result in a net revenue loss to the state, shall have the discretion to exclude that material from the program, and shall report its conclusions and recommendations to the Legislature. In determining the net revenue loss for the collection of a specified waste material, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery shall include the avoided cost to dispose of the waste material. The plan shall provide either for the collection and sale of materials to private brokers, recycling plants, or nonprofit organizations, or the operation of these entities by the state, or a combination thereof. The plan shall be implemented at the earliest possible date.

(c) The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery shall provide participating locations with public awareness information and training to state and legislative employees, including, but not limited to, the proper separation and disposal of recyclable resources. Additionally, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery shall provide training for personnel, including, but not limited to, state buildings and grounds personnel, responsible for the collection of waste materials. This training shall include, but is not limited to, educating and training the personnel concerning the separation and collection of recyclable materials.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 26, Sec. 71. (SB 92) Effective June 27, 2017.)

12166.
  

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery may contract as necessary for the recycling of products which have been returned pursuant to Section 12165.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 26, Sec. 72. (SB 92) Effective June 27, 2017.)

12167.1.
  

Proceeds received from the implementation of the recycling plan established pursuant to Section 12165 or any other activity involving the collection and sale of recyclable materials in state and legislative offices located in state-owned and state-leased buildings, including, but not limited to, the sale of waste materials through recycling programs, shall be utilized to offset program recycling costs.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 26, Sec. 75. (SB 92) Effective June 27, 2017.)

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