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Don't Remove Your Lawn, Sheet Mulch It!

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.


Applications for the StopWaste Environmental Educator Training (SWEET) are online now. The 2nd annual SWEET training begins this fall, starting September 6.
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.