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arbcombo -- AB 32 Mandatory Commercial Recycling Measure Posted: 31 Aug 2011 15:50:53
ARB will conduct a public hearing on October 20, 2011, to consider adoption of the proposed AB 32 Mandatory Commercial Recycling regulation. A full discussion of the proposed mandatory commercial recycling regulation is available in the Staff Report, produced jointly by ARB and CalRecycle staff. The Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons, Notice of Public Hearing, and associated regulatory materials can be accessed from the Air Resources Board’s website at: http://www.arb.ca.gov/regact/2011/recycling11/recycling11.htm Inquiries concerning the substance of the proposed regulation may be directed to the designated agency contact persons, Ms. Teri Wion, Senior Integrated Waste Management Specialist, CalRecycle, at (916)341-6374, Mr. Robert Krieger, Manager of the Emissions Evaluation Section, at (916) 323-1202, or Ms. Mei Fong, Air Resources Engineer, at (916) 324-2570. Public Hearing Information: Date: October 20, 2011 Time: 9:00 a.m Location: Cal/EPA Building 1001 I Street, 2nd Floor Byron Sher Auditorium Sacramento, California 95814 Directions, transportation options, and parking information for the public hearing are available at: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/EPABldg/location.htm SUBMITTAL OF COMMENTS Interested members of the public may present comments orally or in writing at the meeting, and comments may also be submitted by postal mail or by electronic submittal before the meeting. The comment period for this regulatory action will begin on September 3, 2011. To be considered by the Board, written comments, not physically submitted at the meeting, must be submitted on or after September 3, 2011, and received no later than 12:00 noon on October 19, 2011, and must be addressed to the following: Postal mail: Clerk of the Board, Air Resources Board 1001 I Street Sacramento, California 95814 Electronic submittal: http://www.arb.ca.gov/lispub/comm/bclist.php BACKGROUND The proposed mandatory commercial recycling regulation will reduce greenhouse gases by focusing waste reduction within the commercial sector and requiring businesses and multifamily units of 5 units or more that produce four cubic yards or more of solid waste per week to recycle. Recycled materials can include, but are not limited to paper, plastics, glass, metals, cardboard, organics, food waste, and construction and demolition materials. The GHG emissions reductions goal for this measure is estimated to be 5 MMTCO2e. For additional information, visit the Mandatory Commercial Recycling website: http://calrecycle.ca.gov/Climate/Recycling/default.htm You are receiving this single arbcombo email because you are a subscriber to or have made a public comment to one or more of the following lists: cc, localaction.