The California Integrated Waste Management Board is
considering regulations that CCOF estimates will increase
the price of compost by $2-$3/ton. That's as much as 15%
in some areas. These regulations will do nothing to prevent
adverse environmental effects of uncomposted manure or yardwaste.
The proposed regulations are a clear attempt by large
waste-haulers to undermine competition from established
The last day for public comment is tomorrow, February 14.
Please let the Waste Board know what you think about
regulations that discourage the making and use of compost.
Address your comments to Caren Trgovcich, Ass't. Director,
Policy & Analysis Office, 8800 Cal Center Drive, Sacramento, CA 95826
and fax them to 916-255-2227. For more information, call
them at 916-255-2423.
| Brian Baker, Technical Coordinator |
| California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) |
| 1115 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060 |
| phone: 408-423-2263 fax: 408-423-4528 |
| internet: email@example.com |
| "All great truths begin as blasphemies." |
| --George Bernard Shaw |
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