AB 341- Mandatory Commercial Recycling

As of July 1, 2012, state law (Mandatory Commercial Recycling law, Chapter 476, Statutes of 2011 (Chesbro AB 341) requires all businesses (public and private entities) that generate four or more cubic yards of waste weekly and multi-family housing of five or more units to recycle. Under this new law, the affected businesses are obligated to show a good faith effort towards complying with the law’s provision. Recycling may provide opportunities for your business to save money. Recycling helps conserve resources and extends the life of California’s landfills. It also helps create a healthy environment for our community and future generations. For more information on the Mandatory Commercial Recycling law and your responsibilities as a business owner, go to http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/recycle/commercial/