Landscape Design & Construction
StopWaste works with landscape professionals, property owners and public agency staff in Alameda County to promote Bay-Friendly landscape practices that improve soil health, reduce waste, save water, and help keep our watersheds and our communities healthy.
Landscapes designed, built and maintained in accordance with Bay-Friendly principles and practices can achieve:
- 50% water savings
- 30–70% maintenance labor savings
- 70–80% reduced runoff
- 53 tons/acre greenhouse gas reduction, equal to taking about 10 passenger cars off the road
Explore this Landscape Design & Construction section to learn about creating high performance landscapes for public, commercial and multifamily properties.
Water Conservation News
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) recognized StopWaste as one of four inaugural WaterSmart Partners at a ceremony on March 12, 2019. StopWaste previously received WaterSmart designation in 2011 for on-site water-saving practices. The Partnership designation is new for WaterSmart, and EBMUD recognized StopWaste for its long-standing partnership with the utility, and for programs that have contributed to water savings, such as trainings and resources for landscape professionals...