The California based cannabis regulatory department is called the Bureau of Cannabis Control or (BCC). They oversee that Distribution, Retail, and Testing licensees maintain state and local compliance.

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BCC Cannabis Waste Regulations

§ 5000. Definitions

(d) “Cannabis waste” means waste that is not hazardous waste, as defined in Public Resources Code section 40141, that contains cannabis and that has been made unusable and unrecognizable in the manner prescribed in sections 5054 and 5055 of this division.

§ 5049. Track and Trace Reporting


(a) A licensee shall record in the
track and trace system, all commercial cannabis activity, including any:

(6) Destruction and disposal of cannabis goods.

(b)The following information shall be recorded for each activity
entered in the track and trace system:

(1)Name and type of the cannabis goods.
(2)Unique identifier of the cannabis goods.
(3)Amount of the cannabis goods, by weight or count.
(4)Date and time of the activity or transaction.
(5)Name and license number of other licensees involved in the activity or transaction.
(7) If cannabis goods are being destroyed or disposed of, the licensee shall record in the track and trace system the following additional information:

(A) The name of the employee performing the destruction or disposal.
(B) The reason for destruction or disposal.
(C) The name of the entity being used to collect and process cannabis waste, pursuant to section 5055.

(8)Description for any adjustments made in the track and trace system, including, but not limited to:

(A) Spoilage or fouling of the cannabis goods.
(B) Any event resulting in exposure or compromise of the cannabis
goods.

(9)Any other information as required pursuant to this division, or by
any other applicable licensing authorities.

(c) Unless otherwise specified, all transactions must be entered into the track and tracesystem by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, on the day the transaction occurred.
(d) Licensees shall only enter and record complete and accurate information into the track and trace system, and shall correct any known errors entered into the track and trace system immediately upon discovery.

(A) The name of the employee performing the destruction or disposal.
(B) The reason for destruction or disposal.
(C) The name of the entity being used to collect and process cannabis waste, pursuant to section 5055.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

§ 5054. Destruction of Cannabis Products Prior to Disposal

No cannabis goods shall be disposed of as cannabis waste pursuant to section 5055 of this division unless the cannabis goods have been removed from their packaging and rendered unrecognizable and unusable.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

§ 5055. Cannabis Waste Management

(a) A licensee may not sell cannabis waste.
(b) Licensees shall comply with all applicable waste management laws including, but not limited to, Division 30 of the Public Resources Code.
(c) A licensee shall dispose of cannabis waste in a secured waste receptacle or in a secured area on the licensed premises. For the purposes of this section, “secure waste receptacle” or “secured area” means that physical access to the receptacle or area is restricted to the licensee and its employees and the local agency, local agency franchiser, or permitted private waste hauler. Public access to the designated receptacle or area is prohibited.
(d) If a licensee is composting cannabis waste on the licensed premises, a licensee shall do so in compliance with Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations at Chapter 3.1 (commencing with Section 17850).
(e) If a local agency, a local agency franchiser, or permitted private waste hauler is being used to collect and process cannabis waste, a licensee shall do all the following:

(1) Provide the Bureau with the name of the entity hauling the waste;
(2) Obtain documentation from the entity hauling the waste that indicates the date and time of each collection of cannabis waste at the licensed premises; and
(3) Obtain a copy of the certified weight ticket, or other documentation prepared by the entity hauling the waste confirming receipt of the cannabis waste at one, or more, of the following solid waste facilities:

(A) A manned fully permitted solid waste landfill or transformation facility;
(B) A manned fully permitted composting facility or manned composting operation;
(C) A manned fully permitted in-vessel digestion facility or manned in-vessel digestion operation;
(D) A manned fully permitted transfer/processing facility or manned transfer/processing Operation; or
(E) A manned fully permitted chip and grind operation.
(f) If a licensee is self-hauling cannabis waste to one, or more, of the solid waste facilities in subsection (e)(3) of this section, a licensee shall obtain for each delivery of cannabis waste by the licensee a copy of a certified weight ticket or receipt documenting delivery from the solid waste facility. Only the licensee or its employees may transport self-hauled cannabis waste.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

§ 5502. Cultivation Plan Requirements

A cultivation plan shall include all of the following:

(6) Designated composting area(s) if the licensee will compost plant or cannabis waste on site;
(7) Designated secured area(s) for cannabis waste if different than subsection (a)(6) above;

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26051.5, 26070, 26130 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

§ 5505. Cultivation Records for Licensees Engaging in Cultivation Activities

(d) Records associated with the composting or disposal of cannabis waste.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26069, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.