SB 54 Past Events

May 1, 2024
SB 54 Nonregulatory Public Workshop:

  • Needs Assessment updates
  • Covered Material Categories potential updates

Agenda/Public Notice
Presentation Slides
Discussion Document (CMC)
Updated – Discussion Document (NA)

February 1, 2024
SB 54 Questions and Answers Session:

  • An overview of SB 54 and the upcoming rulemaking process,
  • The draft regulatory text, and
  • Answer clarifying questions about the text.

Public Notice
Agenda
Draft Regulatory Text
Presentation Slides

January 31, 2023
This SB 54 informational session provided overviews of:

  • The statute
  • The rulemaking process
  • CalRecycle’s Material Characterization Studies

Agenda
Public Notice
Presentation Slides

February 28, 2023
This SB 54 informational session provided overviews of:

  • The Advisory Board process (PRC 42070(b))
  • The Needs Assessment (PRC 42067)

Agenda
Public Notice
Presentation Slides

March 29, 2023
CalRecycle’s first informal workshop included:

  • An informational session on the Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO)
  • An overview of some of the PRO requirements, including certain aspects of the PRO plan [Public Resources Code (PRC), Section 42051.1]
  • A chance for public feedback on rulemaking concepts, including:
    • Producer responsibility plan
    • Document submittals
    • Annual reporting

Public Notice
Agenda
Presentation Slides
Discussion Document

April 25, 2023
This SB 54 informational workshop focused on covered materials and included:

  • Relevant definitions and exemptions. A chance for public feedback on:
    • Non-regulatory concepts related to reporting systems and
    • Several rulemaking concepts on definitions and exemptions.

Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion Document
Presentation Slides

May 31, 2023
This SB 54 informal workshop focused on source reduction and responsible end markets, including:

  • An informational session
  • A chance for public feedback on:
    • Non-regulatory concepts related to the source reduction baseline and
    • Several rulemaking concepts on definitions and terms.

Public Notice
Agenda
Presentation Slides
Discussion Document (SR)
Discussion Document (REM)

June 28-29, 2023
This SB 54 informal workshop focused on:

  • Recyclability and compostability determinations
  • The covered material category list
  • Requirements for local jurisdictions, and
  • Individual compliance for producers, small retailers, and wholesalers.
  • A chance for interested parties to provide feedback on several rulemaking concepts.

June 28, 2023
Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion Document (CMC)
Discussion Document (RD)
Discussion Document (CD)
Covered Material Categories List
Presentation Slides

June 29, 2023
Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion document (LJ)
Discussion Document (PRW)
Presentation Slides

July 24-25, 2023
This SB 54 informal workshop focused on:

  • Recycling rate, compostable items, and reuse/refill
  • Producer Definition, PRO/IP Plan, and data reporting
  • Needs assessment and ecomodulation
  • Advisory board and enforcement

July 24, 2023
Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion Document (RR)
Discussion Document (CM)
Discussion Document (R/R)
Discussion Document (PD)
Discussion Document (PRP)
Discussion Document (DR)

Presentation Slides (Day 1)

July 25, 2023
Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion Document (EF)
Discussion Document (AB)
Discussion Document (Enforcement)

Presentation Slides (Day 2)

September 27, 2023
This workshop covered nonregulatory topics, including:

  • Covered material category list (second draft)
  • Needs assessment (contracted studies)

Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion Document (2nd draft of CMC)
Discussion Document (NA Studies)
Presentation Slides
2nd Draft of CMC list

October 12, 2023
This nonregulatory session provided information on the following topics:

  • Statutory overview of the Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO)
  • PRO application overview

Agenda
Solicitation Letter
Presentation Slides

December 14, 2023
This nonregulatory session provided information on the following topics:

  • an overview of the Needs Assessment and its component studies
  • available data and data requests to aid with the Needs Assessment studies

Public Notice
Agenda
Discussion Document
Data Request Document
Workshop Slides

Contact

Submit non-media questions about the program to Packaging@CalRecycle.ca.gov.

For media inquiries OPA@CalRecycle.ca.gov.