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  • Reports   
    Measure D established the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board. It was approved by the voters of Alameda County in November, 1989 by a margin of 63%. The requirements and prohibitions contained within the Alameda County Waste Reduction and Recycling Initaitve apply to the County of Alameda, as an entity, and to unincorporated areas within the county.
     
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    Combined budget for the Alameda County Waste Management Authority and the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board for FY13/14.

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  • No single use bag photo
    News  |  01/25/2012

    In January 2012, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority adopted two ordinances that will help the county achieve its long-term waste reduction goals. The mandatory recycling ordinance requires larger businesses and multifamily properties to collect recyclables. The reusable bag ordinance prohibits free distribution of single-use bags at check out in stores that sell packaged food. The laws are designed to reduce waste and litter, stimulate the local economy and create jobs.

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  • Household Hazardous Waste logo
    News  |  05/28/2014

    At its meeting on May 28, 2014, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority Board adopted a new household hazardous waste fee of $9.55 per year per residential unit. The fee goes into effect July 1, 2014 and will be collected via the property tax roll. Revenue from the fee will be used to support the countywide household hazardous waste program, which provides safe, legal, environmentally sound collection and disposal services for residential household hazardous waste such as paint, solvents and pesticides.

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    News from StopWaste and its Member Agencies

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    News from StopWaste and its Member Agencies

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    The Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan identifies solid waste facilities and wastesheds within Alameda County and describes the countywide plan for reaching the county-mandated 75% recycling goal. The CoIWMP was first adopted in 1997.

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    In 2010, StopWaste adopted a Strategic Plan with new waste diversion goal: by 2020, less than 10 percent of what winds up in Alameda County’s landfills will be readily recyclable

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  • 1537 Webster Street, StopWaste's LEED Platinum Certified Office Building in Oakland
    Success Stories   

    Read all about how we put our green building and Bay-Friendly Landscaping know-how to work when we renovated an old building in Oakland to create a healthy, energy efficient new office. The project was the first renovated building in the country to earn LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating in the LEED Green Building Rating System.

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