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Effective Monday, March 16, StopWaste's offices are closed under the guidance of the Alameda County Public Health Department and the California Department of Public Health to help protect the health and well-being of our community. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and will provide updates here as needed. For up-to-date information on closures and recommended actions, please visit your city's website. For information on the status of our regularly scheduled board meetings, click here.


The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “A representative of an organization engaged primarily in operating recycling programs within Alameda County.” The appointee must live in Alameda County. Term of the appointment is two years, and board members are eligible for re-appointment to one additional two-year term.
StopWaste has joined one of the largest public-private partnerships in the world, led by the Pacific Coast Collaborative, to reduce and prevent wasted food by 50 percent by 2030.
StopWaste has awarded a total of $582,790 in grant funding to 59 local non-profit and for-profit organizations for projects focused on repair, reuse, food waste reduction, food rescue, and community outreach.
The Alameda County Public Health Department updated their Shelter in Place Order, and customers are now permitted to bring their own bags, mugs, or other reusable items from home if they do not require handling by employees. 
StopWaste’s office building in Oakland recently earned a 2-Star rating from Fitwel, the world’s leading certification system for buildings designed and operate

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