Even though the drought is over, the state of California is still committed to replacing 50 million square feet of lawns across the state with drought tolerant landscaping. Check out our tips to save water in the garden, at home and at the table.
Oakland, CA – Grocery, drug and liquor stores in Alameda County have been covered by a reusable bag law since January, 2013, which has significantly reduced the number of single-use plastic and pap
StopWaste acknowledged the recipients of the 2017 StopWaste Business Efficiency Awards, given for outstanding achievements in waste reduction.
The State of California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) has awarded StopWaste one of its 2016 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership (GEELA) Awards for its multi-step school program.
With the passage of Proposition 67, California became the first state in the nation to enact a state law to ban plastic shopping bags. The passage of Proposition 67 does not change the implementation of the expanded reusable bag ordinance in Alameda County.
The Alameda County Waste Management Authority approved an expanded reusable bag ordinance for Alameda County. The expanded ordinance will apply to all stores and restaurants in the county, and will go into effect on May 1, 2017 for retail stores and November 1, 2017 for restaurants.