Medicines, unless specifically stated on the packaging, should never be flushed down the toilet or placed in the trash. Instead, unused or expired medicine can be dropped off at all Alameda County Hazardous Waste facilities.
PLEASE NOTE: The Alameda County HHW facilities cannot accept controlled substances, which must be taken to one of the approved drop-off location.Read More
This new report lists more than 80 public and commercial properties in the county that have earned or are on track to earning the Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape designation.
Bay-Friendly landscape practices improve soil health, reduce waste, save water, and help keep our watersheds and our communities healthy.Read More
- News | 02/15/2017
Grant funds are available to nonprofit organizations to implement innovative recycling and source reduction projects in or benefiting Alameda County.Read More
- News | 01/20/2017
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.Read More