Statewide Organic Waste Regulations Starting January 2022
SB 1383: Short-lived Climate Pollutants is a statewide effort to reduce organic waste disposal by 50% and increase edible food donation by 20% required by every city and county in California.
State law SB 1383 went into effect on January 1, 2022. The City of Eureka received a waiver for the law to instead go into effect on January 1, 2023.
SB 1383: PLANNING AHEAD
Edible Food Regulations for Businesses
SB 1383 requires certain food businesses to donate the maximum amount of edible food they would otherwise dispose of, to food recovery organizations. Mandated food donors can help their communities by working with local food banks, food pantries, and other food recovery organizations and services.
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FOR EUREKA BUSINESSES BELOW
Will SB 1383 affect my food-related business?
Although SB1383 does not affect all food-related businesses, if you’re a Tier One or Tier Two food-related business, you will have to comply.
For more information on SB1383 and how it will affect food-related businesses, visit these resources:
Requirements & Compliance Training for Businesses
Succeeding with SB 1383