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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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  • News  |  11/14/2016

    With the passage of Proposition 67, California became the first state in the nation to enact a state law to ban plastic shopping bags. The passage of Proposition 67 does not change the implementation of the expanded reusable bag ordinance in Alameda County.

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  • News   

    The Alameda County Waste Management Authority approved an expanded reusable bag ordinance for Alameda County. The expanded ordinance will apply to all stores and restaurants in the county, and will go into effect on May 1, 2017 for retail stores and November 1, 2017 for restaurants.

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    This fact sheet can help businesses and institutions find environmentally preferable cleaning products that can handle the same commercial, industrial, and residential cleaning needs as traditional cleansers.

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  • News  |  03/14/2016

    An article in the March 11, 2016 Oakland Tribune reports on how packaging, labeling, and programmatic differences have led to confusion amongst Bay Area consumers who want to do the "right thing" with their recyclables.

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  • Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off

    Videos   

    Take a trip to the household hazardous waste drop-off center and see how easy it is to get rid of leftover toxic products.

  • Brochures   

    A one page flyer that shows the process of how our food scraps are turned into compost.

  • 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 5-13-19)

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    Throughout the nation, local and state transportation departments have approved for use high quality road and highway products made with recycled materials. These agencies are purchasing a variety of products, including recycled content traffic cones, traffic barricades, channelizers, delineators, parking stops, sound barriers, object markers, reflective glass beads and much more.
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