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Sort It Sonoma! Food Recovery Organization Requirements

State and local waste sorting requirements for edible food generators include:


  • Maintain a record of the name, address, and contact information of each commercial edible food generator from which your organization or service collects.
  • Track the quantity of edible food (in pounds) collected from each commercial edible food donor per month.
  • If donated food is distributed to partner organizations or agencies, track the quantity of excess edible food (in pounds) transported or provided to each of those organizations or agencies per month

Reference: California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 14, Divison 7, Chapter 12 “Short-lived Climate Pollutants” Section 18991.5. Food Recovery Services and Organizations.

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