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Summary Beijing notified the World Trade Organization in July 2017 that it planned to ban the import of 24 varieties of solid waste and recyclables (e.g., certain plastics and unsorted paper), and lower the minimum required contamination level from 1.5% to 0.3%. The ban is part of a broader Chinese customs program called “Operation Green […]

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A new piece of legislation just passed in September that concerns displaced employees and solid waste service contracts. AB 1669:

SB 1383 places limitations on organic waste in landfills to reduce methane emissions. Governor Brown approved SB 1383 in September 2016, and I wanted to give everyone a quick update. Here are the highlights: