The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “a representative of the recyclable materials processing industry.” The appointee must live in Alameda County.
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As of July 1, the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facilities in Oakland, Livermore, and Hayward will no longer accept prescription medication.
Recycling is having a bit of a wake-up call. Extra attention is needed by residents and businesses to reduce waste overall and make sure that materials we are recycling have the highest value.
Read the full message from Wendy Sommer, the Executive Director at StopWaste.
August 23, 2019
August 19, 2019
Approximately 40 percent of edible food in the U.S. ends up in landfills, never reaching a plate, despite the fact that one out of five residents (2/3 are children and seniors) faces food insecurity in Alameda County.
July 9, 2019
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
May 24, 2019
At a recognition event this week, StopWaste acknowledged the recipients of the 2019 StopWaste Business Efficiency Awards, given for outstanding achievements in waste reduction.
May 15, 2019
In June, two participants from StopWaste and the City of Oakland will participate in a study tour in Milan to examine how other cities are tackling the issue of wasted food.
May 13, 2019
The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “an Environmental Educator employed as such on a full-time basis.” The appointee must live in Alameda County.
April 1, 2019
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) recognize
March 25, 2019
Click on the link above to get the latest information on prescription medication drop-off options.
March 18, 2019
Recently, some international headlines have proclaimed we're approaching an "end to recycling." While the recycling landscape has changed nationally due to China’s decision last year to stop importing some mixed plastics and mixed paper, it is far from dead, especially in Alameda County and the Bay Area.
February 21, 2019
Landscape pros: Attend this free event to learn practical solutions to California's most pressing water issues.