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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.

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At its April 27 meeting, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority Board unanimously adopted a resolution that phases out the Agency’s Benchmark service and fee in June 2017, saving close to $1 million each year for garbage ratepayers in the county.
The 46th annual Earth Day celebration will be held Wednesday April 22nd. Find an Earth Day event near you.
To help combat the staggering statistic that 40% of all food grown and raised in the U.S. is wasted, BayROC is launching a second food waste prevention campaign.
StopWaste is planning an expansion of the reusable bag ordinance to include all retail stores and restaurants.
This Spring, StopWaste is hosting another series of Lawn to Garden Parties. These one-day events provide residents hands-on experience on how to replace gardens with sheet mulch.