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The State of California has implemented its new organic waste recycling requirements, in accordance with the statewide mandate, Senate Bill 1383. 

Residential organic waste recycling (food scraps and yard waste) is anticipated to begin at the beginning of 2023 for most Cal-Waste residential customers. 

Currently, there are no changes to residential collection and how you should sort your waste at your place of residence.  When your city, county, or special district begins the collection of food waste and yard waste in a comingled container, Cal-Waste will provide complete information regarding the details of the new program.  Residential customers of Cal-Waste can expect to change their waste sorting habits so that any and all food scraps no longer go into their Trash Cart.  Instead the food scraps will be placed in the Green Waste Cart.