Welcome to the Smart Business Recycling Program Website. This site provides recycling resources for businesses, multi-family properties and schools located in the Los Angeles County Unincorporated Areas
looking to establish or expand on existing recycling practices.
Mandatory Business Recycling AB 341 & AB 1826
Effective July 1, 2012, the State's Mandatory Commercial Recycling law (AB 341)
established mandatory commercial recycling and a Statewide goal to source reduce, recycle or compost no less than 75% of the solid waste generated by 2020 and annually thereafter. AB 341 requires all businesses that generate 4 cubic yards or more of solid waste per week and multi-family properties with 5 units or more to arrange for recycling services.
Effective April 1, 2016, the State's Mandatory Organic Waste Recycling law (AB 1826)
will phase in requirements for businesses and multi-family residences that generate specified amounts of organic waste to arrange for recycling services for that waste.
|AB 1826 Implementation Schedule
||Cubic Yards Generated Weekly
|April 1, 2016
||8 (organic waste)
|January 1, 2017
||4 (organic waste)
|January 1, 2019
||4 (commercial solid waste)
|January 1, 2020
||2 (commercial solid waste)