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When in Drought: Don't Remove Your Lawn, Sheet Mulch It!

California's new restrictions on water use include replacing 50 million square feet of lawns across the state with drought tolerant landscaping. Check out our tips on beating the drought in the garden, at home and at the table.


The WMA voted to support the position of Proposition 67, the Plastic Bag Ban Referendum, at the September 28, 2016 WMA Board meeting.
Congratulations to Wes Sullens of StopWaste, who has been named a 2016 LEED Fellow by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI).
Based on the success of the original ordinance, StopWaste is planning an expansion of the reusable bag ordinance to include all retail stores and restaurants. If approved, around 14,000 total stores and restaurants would be added to the ordinance.
StopWaste programs to reduce food waste in commercial kitchens and Alameda County schools were recently profiled in BioCycle magazine.
Staff from StopWaste and Alameda County were recent recipients of local industry awards at the 2016 California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) Conference in Sacramento this August.