The Reuse Operating Grant Program is available for reuse projects in Alameda County who are in need of funding for staff salaries and supplies related to promotions, educational and outreach programs and/or collection improvements. There is a maximum of $15,000 per request, per year.Read More
“By switching from expensive recyclable and compostable packaging to real dishes, I was able to save money and do the best thing for the environment. And right away customers started commenting on how happy they are with the changes!” Jena Davidson, Co-owner of Sacred Wheel, Oakland.Read More
- Success Stories
“ReThink Disposable has been a huge success for Doc’s of the Bay. The recommendations are working fabulously and we’re seeing benefits well beyond the $2,000 annual savings. The food looks better than it ever has and customer response has been really positive.” Brandon Smuke, Truck Manager of Doc’s of the Bay Food Truck, Emeryville.Read More
In order to ensure that grant recipients receive funds in a timely manner, please review this overview of the Funding Agreement, Payment and Reporting Requirements.
StopWaste is offering free food waste tracking equipment and training for mid- to high-volume food service operators in Alameda County, to help reduce pre-consumer food waste. Most participating kitchens can anticipate reducing pre-consumer food waste by 50%, saving money on food purchases and improving operations. Watch the 30-min webinar to learn more.
Download this 2 page flyer to learn more about StopWaste's Smart Kitchen Initiative. The program provides free assistance for mid- to high-volume food service operators in Alameda County to reduce pre-consumer food waste. Participating kitchens will save money on food purchases and improve operations.
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StopWaste teams up with Peerless Coffee to reduce waste and save Peerless over $110,000 a year. StopWaste's free technical assistance and grant funding helped the company implement several waste reduction projects.