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News & Announcements
May 24, 2017
The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “a Source Reduction Specialist with substantial experience as such.” The appointee must live in Alameda County.
Apr 24, 2017
Oakland, CA – Grocery, drug and liquor stores in Alameda
Mar 30, 2017
Are you a Bay-Friendly Qualified Professional? Now is the time to take your business and expertise to the next level and become a Bay-Friendly Rater.
Mar 23, 2017
StopWaste acknowledged the recipients of the 2017 StopWaste Business Efficiency Awards, given for outstanding achievements in waste reduction.
Feb 24, 2017
Check out our new report listing more than 60 Bay-Friendly Rated Landscapes throughout the county.
Jan 20, 2017
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.
Nov 14, 2016
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.
Oct 6, 2016
The WMA voted to support the position of Proposition 67, the Plastic Bag Ban Referendum, at the September 28, 2016 WMA Board meeting.
Sep 7, 2016
Sequoia Elementary School in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) recently celebrated the transformation of their schoolyard with the dedication of a new Bay-Friendly Rated landscape.
Aug 25, 2016
StopWaste programs to reduce food waste in commercial kitchens and Alameda County schools were recently profiled in BioCycle magazine.