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§ 2400. Operation Standards.

14 CA ADC § 2400Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: January 22, 2024

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 14. Natural Resources
Division 2. Department of Conservation
Chapter 5. Division of Recycling
Subchapter 5. Processors
Article 1. Requirements for Processors
Effective: January 22, 2024
14 CCR § 2400
§ 2400. Operation Standards.
(a) All certified processors shall operate in accordance with all of the following requirements:
(1) Processors certified by the department shall begin operation within sixty (60) calendar days of approval of the certification. Failure to begin operation within sixty (60) calendar days shall result in invalidation of the certification by the department.
(2) The processor shall accept one or more type(s) of redeemable beverage container(s).
(3) Certified processors shall redeem empty beverage containers from any certified operators of recycling centers, dropoff or collection programs, or community service programs and operators of curbside programs which have been issued an identification number in accordance with this chapter. Payments shall be made in accordance with section 2430.
(4) Certified processors shall make payments and invoice the department within the time periods specified in article 3 of this subchapter.
(5) Certified processors shall cancel redeemable beverage containers in any one or more of the manners prescribed in section 2000(a)(4).
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (3) of subdivision (a), a bottle washer processor may reject a shipment of beverage containers that contains any of the following:
(1) A beverage container not capable of being washed for refill and sale by a beverage manufacturer, such as a broken glass beverage container.
(2) A beverage container other than a glass beverage container.
(3) A beverage container of a type or size that the bottle washer processor is not capable of processing.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 14530.5, 14536 and 14539, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 14539, 14573, 14573.5 and 14573.6, Public Resources Code.
1. Renumbering and amendment of former section 2100 to section 2400 filed 6-12-91 as a change without regulatory effect pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 91, No. 46).
2. Amendment of subsections (a)(1), (a)(2), and (a)(6), new subsection (a)(3), and subsection renumbering filed 12-9-91; operative 1-8-92 (Register 92, No. 25).
3. Amendment of subsections (c) and (c)(3) filed 5-21-93; operative 5-21-93 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 93, No. 21).
4. Amendment of article heading and subsection (a)(3), repealer of subsections (a)(5)-(8) and subsection renumbering, and amendment of new subsection (a)(5) filed 10-7-94; operative 10-7-94 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 94, No. 40).
5. Editorial correction of Note (Register 96, No. 10).
6. Amendment of subsections (a)(1) and (a)(3)-(5), new subsections (b)-(b)(3) and amendment of Note filed 1-22-2024 as an emergency; operative 1-22-2024 (Register 2024, No. 4). This action is deemed an emergency pursuant to Public Resources Code section 14536(b) and shall remain in effect until revised by the director.
This database is current through 6/7/24 Register 2024, No. 23.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 14, § 2400, 14 CA ADC § 2400
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