What is Organic Waste?

The following materials are considered "organic waste":

  • Food waste: things like vegetables, fruits, meat, bones, fish, dairy, bread, rice, plate scrapings, spoiled food
  • Yard waste: things like grass clippings, leaves, branches, flower trimmings, hedge trimmings, weeds
  • Non-hazardous wood waste: things like unpainted, unstained or untreated scrap wood
  • Food-soiled paper waste: things like napkins, paper towels, paper plates and pizza boxes, coffee filters, wooden chopsticks

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1. What is SB 1383?
2. Why is SB 1383 so Important?
3. What is Organic Waste?
4. What does SB 1383 mean for me as a resident or business?