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California's Organic Waste Law Takes Effect

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California's residents and establishments now have to divert their organic waste from landfills. SB1383 went into effect on January 1, 2022.

The legislation aims to reduce organic waste disposal by 75% from the 2014 level by 2025. In Napa, 99 percent of homes have composting service while only a third of schools and businesses have service.

However, Napa has the resources in place to carry out the requirements of SB1383 while many other jurisdictions do not.

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