California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Illegal Dumping Enforcement Task Force

Discussion Items

March 29, 2006

The numbering system used on this page is based on the four major categories (A through D) and subcategories in the U.S. EPA Illegal Dumping Prevention Guidebook. The illegal dumping related issues delineated below were developed by the task force, discussed and prioritized at their March 29, 2006 meeting.

If you would like to comment on these issues or discuss other illegal dumping related issues, please contact Ken Stuart, the task force coordinator.

A1. Statewide clean and lien authority for local jurisdictions
A1. State funding for specified local clean/lien programs
A1. Grant monies for local programs/block grants
A1. Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup Grants--direct application to CalRecycle
A1. Point of use fee for new grocery bags

A2. Predisposal fees for high incident items
A2. Vehicle license fee for mitigation funding
A2. Tax incentives for private operators providing public services
A2. Authority for non-profit associations (NPAs) to pick up refuse

B1. County/city coordination of programs

B2. Disposal vouchers
B2. Enhance of public education

C1. Requirement for mandatory refuse collection on a statewide basis
C1. Waste hauler permits–statewide with local permit issuance
C1. Standardization of illegal dumping laws
C1. Cradle to grave ownership responsibility

C2. Statewide vehicle seizure and forfeiture or impoundment authority of vehicles used for illegal dumping
C2. Statewide standardization of acceptable evidence and prosecution
C2. Funding for enforcement staff, including rural counties
C2. Access to Department of Motor Vehicle Records
C2. Governing illegal street vendors

C3. Equipment loans (i.e. surveillance cameras)
C3. Hours of operation amendments
C3. Waste collection at recycling facilities

D1. Designation of one state agency that is responsible for enforcement activities in illegal dumping, litter and illegal disposal of solid waste.

Note: Items in bold were added at the March 29, 2006 meeting.

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