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  • Fairmount Apartments, Oakland
    Success Stories   
    In early 2010, Affordable Housing Associates, a nonprofit developer that creates high-quality homes for low-income families, got started on a top-to-bottom rehab of a dilapidated 31-unit building they had acquired in the Adams Point area of Oakland. Their goal was to make it not just habitable but beautiful, green and permanently affordable
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  • Reports   

    This PDF contains current rate information for the following services:

    • Solid Waste and Recycling Services Offered in Basic Rate Package 
    • Monthly Rates for Residential Solid Waste/Recycling/Plant Debris/Bulky Clean Up 
    • Rates for Commercial Solid Waste/Recycling/Plant Debris/Bulky Clean Up

    (updated 10-21-19)

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  • Peralta Elementary School, Oakland
       
    Peralta Elementary School is a K-5 public school of 250 students that is an urban oasis in Oakland. The teachers, principal, parents, and community members transformed this once mostly black-topped school site into one that is surrounded by colorful ornamental and edible flowers, vegetables, Mediterranean plants and trees.
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  • Policies   

    City of Oakland Construction and Demolition Debris Ordinance

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  • Reports   

    Port of Oakland Deconstruction Pilot Project Report, March 2009

    Building 802 Deconstruction Results Report

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    Each school district in Alameda County contracts for their own garbage and recycling collection service and provides their own classroom recycling bin.  StopWaste.Org's irecycle@school program provides the educational program support and indoor classroom signage material to support student's understanding and practice of the 4Rs.

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  • Success Stories   
    Materials Reuse finds innovative uses for post-industrial materials being thrown away, sells the materials to other industries for reuse, and provide equipment such as balers, compactors, etc. at their customer sites to ensure reuse.
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  • Success Stories   
    The ReUse People of Alameda County, Inc. provide salvaging services, deconstruction consulting, and reuse sales of building materials for the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego. When they needed to expand transportation capabilities, The ReUse People received a loan to purchase additional trailers and a used bobtail truck.
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  • Success Stories   

    Merritt Crossing is the first building in California to achieve Energy Star certification under the multifamily high-rise rating system. The project also received LEED Platinum, GreenPoint Rated and Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape certifications.

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  • Parrott-Beatty green home remodel, Oakland, CA
       
    Enthusiastic owner-builders, Stefanie Parrott and Dixon Beatty “take their sustainable building seriously while approaching the daily grind of their owner-built project with a real sense of humor,” says their architect, Geoffrey Holton. The owners’ green goals started with the purchase of a Victorian house in the Oakland Point Historic District.
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