Organics Recycling Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
Costa Mesa Sanitary District (CMSD)
Document Title
Organics Recycling Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Implement an organics recycling program that will source separate green waste and food scraps that will be converted into Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) and soil amendments. The program will divert 75% of residential waste stream away from landfills while at the same time provide protection of the environment.

Contact Information
Scott Carroll
Costa Mesa Sanitary District
Lead/Public Agency
628 W. 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Phone : (979) 645-8400


Costa Mesa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15308, Class 8
Reasons for Exemption
CMSD is a special district that has been conferred powers by state law to regulate trash and recycling. Trash regulations pertain to the environment. CMSD will adopt an organic recycling ordinance that qualifies as a regulation pertaining to the protection of the environment.

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