New Food Residuals Diversion Regulations (COMAR 26.04.13)

On December 06, 2022, the Secretary of the Environment adopted new regulations under Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.04.13 Food Residuals - Organics Recycling and Waste Diversion. The regulations implement House Bill 264/Senate Bill 483 of 2021, and establish certain regulatory conditions for persons required to divert food residuals from final disposal in a refuse disposal system. 


The new regulations become effective on December 26, 2022.

 The following are helpful documents regarding the new regulations: