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.
This grant includes more in-depth outreach with community members, including tracking at-home data to provide deeper insight into successes and challenges to adopting food waste reduction behaviors. The maximum grant award is up to $10,000 per organization, and must be used to support new or existing projects that address the issue of wasted food going to landfill.Read More
- Success StoriesThe 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.Read More
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Tesla Motors designs and manufactures electric vehicles. At their plant in Fremont they build the Model S, an all electric sedan that seats up to 7 people and was Motor Trend’s 2013 Car of the Year. The car company worked closely with StopWaste’s Use Reusables program to switch to reusable windshield racks, a project that eliminates about 100 tons of cardboard waste a year.Read More
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VF Outdoor, a division of VF Corp. that focuses on outdoor and athletic apparel, recently moved three of its leading brands, JanSport, lucy and The North Face, to a new headquarters in Alameda. While moving more than 470 employees, the company avoided using an estimated 11,000 cardboard boxes needed for the move by renting reusable moving crates instead.Read More