In 2016, the State of California passed Senate Bill (SB) 1383, California’s Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy, which aims to reduce methane and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions statewide. To meet this goal, the bill establishes two targets by 2025:
A 75% reduction of statewide organics waste disposal from 2014 levels
A 20% or greater recovery (for human consumption) of edible food currently disposed of in California
Beginning January 1, 2022, all businesses, schools, multi-family complexes, and single-family home residents are required to subscribe to an organics collection service and must separate into their green organics container ALL of their green waste, food scraps, and food-soiled paper (100% fiber-based).
For more details on how the food waste recycling programs affects you, visit here or view the following flyers:
A list of recycling centers around Ventura is located here. There are centers that take different types of recycling. Be sure to check the website or call the center with questions to find out specifics.