California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Organic Materials Management

April 16 and April 23, 2008 Workshops: Barriers to Siting Organic Diversion Facilities


  • April 16: San Diego
  • April 23: Sacramento
Time Topic
9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Welcome and brief overview of the project.
9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Breakout into small groups to collaborate on worksheet.

Instructions: Assuming the need for siting a new organic diversion facility is already a reality, please review the barriers and solutions on the worksheet as follows:

  1. Given 1 barrier, explore what the CIWMB (now known as the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery or CalRecycle) could do to overcome the barrier.
  2. Review the suggested solutions on the worksheet, answering what more could CalRecycle do in this area, what specific products, tasks, etc. should CalRecycle be working toward.
  3. Discuss other barriers as time permits.
9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Brief report from each group on progress, adjust as needed.
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Continue small group discussion.
10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Continue small group discussion, identify 4 key solutions.
11:15 a.m.-11:55 a.m. Brief report from each group on results of discussions.
11:55 a.m.-12:00 a.m. Wrap-up--next steps

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