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Food Recovery Notice

NOTICE: New Law Requires Donation of Surplus Edible Food

New State law, SB 1383, and the Alameda County Organics Reduction and Recycling Ordinance go into effect January 1, 2022 and require all businesses to keep compostable and recyclable materials out of landfills. The laws also require certain food generating businesses to donate surplus edible food to feed people instead of composting it. This notice provides more details about how businesses with surplus edible food can comply with the new law.

Learn more about 1383 and the Alameda County Organics Reduction & Recycling Ordinance, click here.