Assembly Bill 1826

Required to Recycle

Assembly Bill 1826 (AB 341) was signed into law in October 2014 and require
s certain types of commercial and multi-family complexes to subscribe to organic recycling services.  Organic waste (also referred to as organics throughout this resource) means food waste, green waste, landscape and pruning waste, nonhazardous wood waste, and food-soiled paper waste that is mixed in with food waste.

  • April 1, 2016 – Businesses that generate 8 or more cubic yards of organic waste per week
  • January 1, 2017 – Businesses that generate 4 or more cubic yards of organic waste per week
  • January 1, 2019 – Businesses that generate 4 or more cubic yards of commercial solid waste per week

 Multi-family complexes with 5 or more units are required to recycle organics (except food waste) under the same guidelines.  For more information on the requirements in AB 1826, please visit CalRecycle's website.  http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Recycle/Commercial/Organics/

CR&R, the contract hauler in Laguna Hills, offers several types of discounted recycling programs that would help your business comply with AB 1826 and save money on your monthly disposal bills. For more information on CR&R's recycling programs, please visit
CR&R's website.