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June 2022 – Procurement / Recycled Paper Procurement Records       This month, we’re focusing on recycled-content paper procurement requirements. This is one requirement that your solid waste hauler really can’t help you with, since it applies to a jurisdiction’s own purchases. We suspect that you’ll find that the difficult part of complying with these requirements is […]

We have a staff spotlight for you this week – featuring Ryan Calkins, Sr. Project Manager! For the past two decades, Ryan has worked to perfect his craft in each leadership and management role he has served in – varying from the Marine Corps to a private solid waste collection company, Waste Management, to today, […]

By now, you have adopted your SB 1383 mandatory organics reduction ordinance and are probably knee-deep in identifying Tier 1 and 2 commercial edible food generators, updating your website, notifying generators of their responsibilities and making sure that covered generators have a collection program for organics. But what about those businesses that don’t generate enough […]

We have some exciting project news to share….. and just in time for Earth Day! Reusable Foodware Ordinance | Marin County Since October 2019, the R3 team, led by Claire Wilson and Garth Schultz, have been working with Marin County to develop and implement a countywide foodware ordinance. R3 worked closely with the County to […]

Earth Day – A Little History In the 1960s, Americans were becoming increasingly aware of how their actions and behaviors were dramatically affecting the environment and harming the natural world. In researching the history of Earth Day, I learned there were a few factors leading up it being officially declared, but ultimately, it was the […]

Did you know April has been federally declared food waste awareness month? We all know about and love Earth Day, TODAY, right?! Stop Food Waste Day is also coming up (April 28)! Seems only fitting that this post is focused on SB 1383’s Edible Food Recovery requirements!   April 2022 – Edible Food Recovery This […]