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 seperately, 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.