Goal: To exceed the state's required diversion rate of 75 percent by 2020.
2016 Key Accomplishments
- Resource Recovery & Waste Management (RR&WMD)'s Food Forward food scrap collection program, has kept nearly 200 tons of food out of the Tajiguas Landfill. RR&WMD also worked with South Coast schools to collect food scraps to be composted for use in school gardens.
- RR&WMD held six community workshops, sold more than 250 price-discounted composting bins, and educated 1,800 members of the public through its backyard composting program.