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  • Volunteers at Hoover Garden Day
    Success Stories   

    Elementary, middle and high school students from across the County have been showing fans how to properly sort recyclables and compostables from trash at Cal football and basketball games as part of our partnership with Cal Athletics which began in 2014. Now Cal Athletes are helping out at the schools.

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  • Keep Your Green Bin Clean with a Newspaper Origami Liner

    Success Stories   

    During the last two years, StopWaste has been working with Memorial Tabernacle Church in North Oakland and their Youth Going Green (YGG) Program to help spread the word about the importance of composting, recycling, and energy efficiency programs. We are excited to share the series of tutorial videos we made with their help.

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  • Smart Kitchen Iniative: Using the LeanPath monitoring system to track preconsumer food waste.
    News  |  08/25/2016

    StopWaste programs to reduce food waste in commercial kitchens and Alameda County schools were recently profiled in BioCycle magazine.

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  • News  |  08/18/2016

    Staff from StopWaste and Alameda County were recent recipients of local industry awards at the 2016 California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) Conference in Sacramento this August.

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    Addressing food waste through prevention, redistribution and composting is an emerging focus for city leaders. In the attached article are steps that elected officials, city managers and other leaders can take to make food waste prevention a widespread practice based on interviews with food waste reduction experts, including Staff from StopWaste.

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  • News  |  04/20/2016

    Congratulations to Cal for earning the first-place award in the Pac-12 Road To Zero Waste Challenge for the second year in a row. The Cal Zero Waste Team partnered with elementary and middle school volunteers from the Ready Set Recycle schools’ program to educate fans about recycling.

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  • News  |  10/21/2015

    Oakland Coliseum and Alameda County Fairgrounds take lead in reducing food waste.

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  • News  |  02/11/2015

    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.

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  • Be Fantastic Container
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    Are you a Fantastic Recycler or Just OK? This form provides instructions for how to figure out how much good stuff you are throwing away.

  • Holiday Tree with Family
    News  |  01/05/2015

    Most Alameda County jurisdictions offer free tree recycling in early January on your regularly scheduled collection day.

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