In 2016, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law SB 1383, which requires counties and cities to reduce methane emissions associated with solid waste disposal and landfilling by diverting 75% of organic material from our landfills.
Specifically, according to CalRecycle, SB 1383 calls for:
50% reduction of organic waste disposal by 2020, 75% by 2025.
Rescue of at least 20% of currently disposed surplus food by 2025.
This bill was passed to decrease the emissions coming from landfills, which…