New Compost and Recycling Law

Attention Residents: New Compost and Recycling Law

Effective January 1, 2022, a new California state law (SB 1383) requires that compostable materials be kept out of landfills—including food scraps, paper, cardboard, and plant trimmings—to prevent the production of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. The law requires residents to have to curbside compost/organics and recycling collection service and sort materials into the correct bins.

Contact Livermore Sanitation at 925-449-7300 to order a recycling or compost cart or food pail if you don’t already have them.

To learn what goes where visit; see what goes in the Organics cart here.

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Compost giveaway is April 22, 2023


April 22, 2023 is Compost Giveaway Day!

All the food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard waste that you place in Binny gets processed into rich compost. (Visit the Organics page to see what

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Free Compost for Residents and Community Organizations

Livermore has a new Compost Hub: Hosted by: Fertile Groundworks and the City of Livermore Location: 4743 East Avenue in Livermore, at the end of Asbury United Methodist’s Church

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Community Shred Event

Livermore Recycles Celebrates America Recycles Day Saturday, November 5, 2022 8:00 am-12:00 pm Livermore City Hall Parking Lot 1052 S. Livermore Ave. Livermore residents (ID

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