AB 2812 (Gordon) State Agency Recycling

Summary: AB 2812 will ensure that state agencies have the recycling receptacles and staffing that is required to comply with the legislature’s recycling mandates.

Position and Status: CAW is supports.

  • Passed the legislature August 23rd
  • Signed into law by Governor Brown September 23rd, 2016!

Description: In 2011, the legislature passed AB 341 (by Assembly Member Wes Chesbro), which required commercial generators, including state agencies, to recycle the waste that they generate. In 2014, the legislature passed AB 1826 (also by Assembly Member Wes Chesbro), which expanded this mandate to include organic waste. This bill provides accountability to ensure that state agencies comply with these requirements. 

Contact: Melissa Romero (916)-443-5422

Contact Assemblymember Gordon

Current language, analysis, and votes

Organizations Supporting AB 2812:

Californians Against Waste
Northern California Recycling Association
Rural County Representatives of California
Solid Waste Association of North America