Skip to main content
  • Safely Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

What do you want to get rid of?

Start Searching

For over 20 years, the StopWaste Grants Program has provided funding to Alameda County organizations for innovative projects that align with the priorities of our Agency.  The deadline to submit your concept proposal for this grant cycle is Monday, March 1, 2019.    read more

News

On January 16, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., recognized the Bay Area Regional Energy Network’s (BayREN) Multifamily program with an Exemplary Program Award as one of America’s outstanding energy efficiency programs.
While the holidays are often a time of abundance, particularly when it comes to food, they are also a time when many face an increase in food insecurity, particularly children who rely on school cafeterias for their next meal.
In December 2018, StopWaste, via its Waste Management Authority Board, adopted a new set of Guiding Principles which will help guide programmatic strategy and budget development through 2021. 
StopWaste and Livermore Sanitation will soon embark on an innovative new project to help Alameda County meet its waste reduction goals by reducing contamination in commercial business compost streams.
On October 3, the student body at Joaquin Miller Elementary School in Oakland came together during an assembly to kick off a new movement to reduce wasted food at their school.