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Advocate: An Update on Legislative, Regulatory, and Political Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate
June 29, 2012
Volume 18, Issue 6
Energy & Environment News
We Need Your Feedback! CalRecycle Draft Report
California's Goal of Recycling 75% of Solid Waste by 2020

 

Through the enactment of AB 341 in 2011, the California Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown set a state goal of recycling 75% of solid waste by 2020.

In an effort to meet this goal, the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, or CalRecycle, was tasked with preparing a report - to be submitted to the Legislature on our before January 1, 2014 - which will focus on suggested strategies to achieve the state’s policy goal.

Click here for a copy of the draft work plan released by CalRecycle.  This initial document has identified a number of strategies that CalRecyle deems as critical for reaching the 75% goal: increasing recycling infrastructure, increasing commercial recycling and extended producer responsibility.

CalRecyle is soliciting input on the major suggestions identified in this initial draft.  Our BOMA California advocates have asked the Department for an extension of time to do so and have been given an extra 15 days to provide comments.  Please share this document with your colleagues so that they may be able to review and provide guidance for our industry's position.  Please have them submit their feedback to Matthew Hargrove at mhargrove@cbpa.com by July 6.


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In This Issue
June 2012 Election Update
•  BOMA SF-PAC Candidate Endorsements & Positions on City Propositions
BOMA San Francisco News
•  BOMA San Francisco Honored by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
•  Supervisor David Campos Speaks to BOMA Government and Public Affairs Committee Members
City Hall News
•  IMPORTANT UPDATE: Tenant Bicycle Access in Existing Commercial Buildings Law
•  We Need Your Feedback - New Signage Requirements for Privately Owned Public Open Spaces (POPOS)
BOMA California News
•  BOMA California Advocacy Update - June 2012
•  California ADA Reform Bill Passes Unanimously
•  BOMA International Advocacy Update
Energy & Environment News
•  We Need Your Feedback! CalRecycle Draft Report
•  Energy Efficiency Workforce Development for Building Operations Professionals
•  BOMA Partners with DOE on LED Lighting Campaign
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ADVOCACY EVENTS
•  Energy and Environment Committee Meeting
July 3, 2012
Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room
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Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting
July 10, 2012
Post Montgomery Center Tower, 30th Floor
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•  GAPAC Meeting
July 11, 2012
BOMA San Francisco Office - 233 Sansome Street, 8th Floor
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•  Codes and Regulations Committee Meeting
July 25, 2012
650 California Street, Basement Conference Center
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