Mandatory Organics Recycling &

Edible Food Recovery Ordinance


Organics Webinars

 

Background

At the January 20, 2021 Council Meeting, City staff provided an overview and analysis of programming and resource needs for Senate Bill (SB) 1383 compliance, which can be found here. Per SB 1383 Regulations, the City is required to adopt an ordinance to mandate organics recycling for all residents and businesses and edible food recovery for certain businesses. Additionally, the City will need to amend Chapter 11.20 and 11.22 of the Encinitas Municipal Code to comply with the new regulations. A draft of the ordinances may be viewed below.

  • Chapter 11.23 Mandatory Organics Recycling and Edible Food Recovery: Ordinance 2021-15
  • Chapter 11.20 Solid Waste Management: Ordinance 2021-16 Redlined | Clean
  • Chapter 11.22 Construction & Demolition Recycling: Ordinance 2021-17 Redlined | Clean

Public Review and Comment Period

The City is seeking comments and input on DRAFT Ordinances 2021-15, 2021-16, and 2021-17 prior to consideration by the City Council. 

Please provide your written comments to:  [email protected]

*PLEASE SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENTS BY 5:00 PM on OCTOBER 22, 2021*

In addition to written comments, DRAFT Ordinances 2021-15, 2021-16, and 2021-17 will be presented to the Environmental Commission at the regularly scheduled Environmental Commission Meeting on October 14, 2021.  

Virtual Commercial Workshop

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