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StopWaste Benchmark Service

Cover of July 2017 Benchmark Report

StopWaste's Benchmark Service provided information to help Alameda County's residents and businesses reduce waste. The Benchmark Service and fee ended in June, 2017. There will be no charges for any customers after this date.


Where can I get more information about recycling?

Residents: Go to Services in Your City

Businesses & Multifamily Properties: Go to


Benchmark Service in the News

Oakland Tribune Reports on Decline in Food Waste Recycling

An article in the February 6, 2015 Oakland Tribune reports on a troubling increase in the amount of food scraps that Alameda County residents are putting in their garbage containers instead of their green bins.