Provide recycling for plastics #1 & #2, paper, cardboard, glass, and aluminum.
Substitute materials can be proposed on the Annual Recycling Plan.
CONVENIENCE AND CAPACITY
All trash collection service containers (i.e. dumpsters, carts, or compactors) or other collection points (i.e. chutes) should have a recycling container within 25 feet.
Recycling service capacity must ≥ 6.4 gallons per dwelling per week.
Make sure recycling capacity is equal to or larger than your total on site trash capacity. Recycling capacity can include single-stream dumpster services as well as any other diversion activities (reuse, repurpose, recycled, back-hauled, scrapped, donated, or baled).
By Oct. 1, 2017, all properties will be required to ensure tenants and employees have convenient access to recycling.
Multifamily properties including:
Mobile home parks
Private funded dorms
Assisted living facilities
Non-residential commercial properties, including:
Hotels and Motels
Commercial office buildings
Private educational facilities
Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities
* Only commercial offices, educational facilities, medical facilities, and religious buildings
** Mixed-Use properties can report Commercial and Multifamily spaces separately, or aggregate information on a single Annual Diversion Plan as a commercial property. The affected date for a Mixed-Use property is based on the predominant use (majority of square footage used) of the facility.
Organics Diversion Timeline
By Oct. 1, 2018, all food enterprises* will be required to ensure their employees have convenient access to organics diversion services.
Food service enterprises include:
Food and Beverage Industry (restaurants, bars, catering)
* Food enterprise- establishment that serves non-prepackaged food and is required to hold a food permit such as a food or beverage distributor, processor, preparation facility, retailer, or service.