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Recology Reports on Senate Bill 1383

Dec 23, 2022 12:00AM ● By Recology News Release

DIXON, CA (MPG) - Senate Bill 1383 (SB1383) is a law enacted by the State of California that requires all residents to divert organic materials (including: food waste, yard waste and soiled paper products) from the landfill.

To comply with the law, Recology and the City of Dixon expanded your services to include organic/food waste collection, which includes new vehicles and drivers to collect the material. This resulted in an 18% rate increase for all customers. In addition, all customers must have recycling services to comply with the law.

Customers who had previously opted out of recycling service will now receive blue recycling carts.

How does this change my account? Senior Service Option, which entails a 20% discount on monthly bills for customers 62 years and older or disabled, effective October 1, 2022. 32-Gallon Solid Waste Carts, which allows customers to reduce their overall bill by subscribing to less landfill service.

Free Landfill Passes will start January 1, 2023, with residential customers receiving a free landfill pass each year, allowing them to dispose of up to 1,000 pounds of material at no charge.

New Mandatory Organics/Recycling Services and Cost-Saving Options for Dixon can be learned by contacting: [email protected] (preferred) (707) 678-4026. To learn about what's accepted in your program, please visit

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