Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383) was signed into California law in 2016, establishing statewide methane emission reduction goals. Methane emissions resulting from the decomposition of organic waste in landfills are a significant source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions contributing to global climate change.
To reduce organic waste in landfills, SB 1383 has two main goals:
Reduce the amount of organic material disposed in landfills by 75% by 2025.
Donate 20% of edible food to organizations who help feed people in need.