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File #: 21-591    Version: 1 Name: Ch 3-24 Organics Reductions and Recycling Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 11/15/2021 Final action: 11/15/2021
Enactment date: 11/15/2021 Enactment #: Ordinance 2021-012
Title: An Ordinance Adding Chapter 3-24, Organics Reductions and Recycling, to the San Leandro Municipal Code to Incorporate an Ordinance of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority to Reduce the Amount of Organic and Recyclable Materials Deposited Into Landfills
Sponsors: Debbie Pollart
Attachments: 1. SLD Exhibit A - Organics Reduction and Recycling Ordinance (10.15.21)
Related files: 21-594
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An Ordinance Adding Chapter 3-24, Organics Reductions and Recycling, to the San Leandro Municipal Code to Incorporate an Ordinance of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority to Reduce the Amount of Organic and Recyclable Materials Deposited Into Landfills

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WHEREAS, the purpose of this Ordinance is to comply with certain state laws requiring cities, counties, and special districts providing solid waste collection services to adopt ordinances and take other measures to reduce the amount of organic and recyclable materials deposited in landfills from commercial and residential generators, more specifically the Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Organic Waste Reduction regulations adopted pursuant to Senate Bill 1383 (Statutes of 2016) set forth in the California Code of Regulations (the "SB 1383 Regulations"); and

WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro ("City") is a member of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority ("WMA"). The WMA is a joint powers agency comprised of all the cities in Alameda County, the County, and two sanitary districts; and

WHEREAS, the SB 1383 Regulations require cities, counties, and special districts providing solid waste collection services to adopt and enforce an ordinance or other enforceable mechanism applicable to residents and businesses generating or processing solid waste to implement relevant provisions of the SB 1383 Regulations; and

WHEREAS, in response to this mandate, the WMA's member agencies requested that it adopt an ordinance to establish a uniform and comprehensive countywide system to establish the local regulations required by the SB 1383 Regulations concerning regulation of organic waste collection services, generators of organic waste, waste haulers, and generators and processors of edible food, together with enforcement mechanisms and administrative civil penalties for violations of local regulations; and

WHEREAS, on July 28, 2021 the WM...

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