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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 12.6. Schoolsite Source Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program [42630 - 42647]

  ( Chapter 12.6 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 926, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 4. Models and School Waste Reduction Tools [42640- 42640.]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 926, Sec. 4. )

42640.
  

(a) On or before July 1, 2002, after researching and determining the best waste reduction practices for school districts and schoolsites, the board shall develop models and school waste reduction tools, based upon the program developed pursuant to Section 42621, that may be used by schools, school districts, offices, and local agencies to implement waste reduction programs. The models and tools may include, but not be limited to, all of the following:

(1) Waste prevention, recycling, composting, procurement, and green building elements that, when properly implemented, create hands-on learning experiences for pupils and result in a greater reduction in schoolsite and school district solid waste generation than currently exists.

(2) Model waste reduction programs that may be implemented by the local agencies, schoolsites, and school districts.

(3) Environmental, economic, and educational benefits of implementing waste reduction programs.

(b) The board shall make the models and tools available and downloadable to local agencies, schools, and school districts from the board’s Web site.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 926, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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