Update Municipal Code, Chapter 8.04 - Solid Waste
Briefing and possible action
The City Council received a briefing and approved Resolution 07-2019 establishing a mandatory residential recycling program with an opt-out option for residential recycling services on February 12, 2019. This agenda items includes four options.
Option 1 reflects the Code revisions previously approved. Additionally, the definitions for waste have been changed to reclassify the terms food scraps, cardboard, yard waste, glass, plastic, paper and wood form solid waste into new categories of recyclable and compostable material.
Additional code revisions were discussed during the City Council meetings in November and February 2018, including:
Option 2: Recycling for commercial accounts
Option 3: Construction debris recycling for projects above 5,000 sq. feet
Option 4: Cardboard recycling for residential, commercial or all accounts