Section 20750.1 - [Operative 1/1/2022]CalRecycle - Organic Waste Handling (California Code of Regulations)

§ 20750.1. [Operative 1/1/2022]CalRecycle - Organic Waste Handling

(a) For new or expanding solid waste landfills, the operator shall implement organic waste recovery activities, as approved by the EA. Organic waste recovery activities shall be confined to specified, clearly identifiable areas of the site and shall be arranged to minimize health and safety hazard, vector harborage, or other hazard or nuisance, and be limited to a volume and storage time as approved by the EA.

(1) An operator only accepting solid wastes that have already been processed through a high diversion organic waste processing facility or a designated source separated organic waste facility does not need to implement organic waste recovery activities.

(b) For the purposes of this section "organic waste recovery activities" means activities that divert organic waste from landfill disposal to activities that constitute a reduction of landfill disposal of organic waste as defined in Article 2 of Chapter 12 of Division 7 of Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations (commencing with Section 18983.1), either on-site or transport to another site where those activities occur.

(c) For the purposes of the section, "expanding" means a solid waste landfill proposing to make a significant change to the design or operation as determined by the EA pursuant to 27 CCR Section 21665.

(1) Changing the hours of operation of a landfill is not considered an expansion pursuant to 27 CCR Section 20750.1(c).

(1. New section filed 11-3-2020; operative 1-1-2022 pursuant to Public Resources Code section 42652.2(a)(6) (Register 2020, No. 45).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 40502 and 43020, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 40053, 42652.5, 43020 and 43021, Public Resources Code; and Section 39730.6, Health and Safety Code.

Disclaimer: Throughout this page, you will find links to external websites. While we make every effort to ensure the information on our page is up to date, we hold no responsibility for variation between the official content Section 20750.1 [Operative 1/1/2022]CalRecycle - Organic Waste Handling found on these external sites and our text.

We use Cookies to make Your experience on the Portal greater. To learn more about Cookies we use, please read Our Cookie Policy. Do you allow us to use Cookie?
Learn more Accept Cookies