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  • Policies   

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 26, 2018 at 3 PM at 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, California, the Governing Board of the Alameda County Waste Management Authority adopted the following ordinance.

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  • Straw Upon Request Topic Brief
    Topic Briefs   

    In an effort to mitigate plastic pollution and reduce the amount of single-use plastic, California lawmakers recently passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1884, which bans full-service restaurants from offering single-use plastic straws unless requested by the customer. The law, which will take effect January 1, 2019, calls for fines on establishments beginning with the third violation.

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  • Kits   

    How to Go from Scientist to Food Rescue Action Hero!

    In this journal you will join four garbologists who ask questions about how garbage affects people living in Alameda County and around the world.    What in the world is a garbologist? A garbologist is a scientist who studies garbage. Why study garbage? Because there is a LOT of it. And more is created every day!

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  • Waste Characterization Study
    News  |  09/13/2018

    Oakland, CA—A new Alameda Countywide Waste Characterization Study reveals a significant drop in the amount of readily recyclable materials in the landfill. 

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  • News  |  09/13/2018

    Landscape professionals employed by public agencies in Alameda County may be eligible for a 70% discount on the training cost.

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  • Reports   

    StopWaste conducts periodic waste characterization studies to understand better the types and quantities of materials disposed of in Alameda County. Using sampling techniques, this study measured the composition of the waste stream by generating sector and material type.

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  • News  |  09/04/2018

    This free, daylong workshop is for professionals who design and build landscapes.

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  • News  |  09/04/2018

    As concerns over the implications surrounding food waste rise, innovative leaders like LeanPath are using technology to change the way food service operators reduce wasted food in their kitchens. In a recent interview with FoodTank, Andrew Shakman, CEO and co-founder of LeanPath, describes LeanPath’s unique solution to this problem.

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  • Topic Briefs   

    The issues related to pollution from single-use plastics are complex and lack a straightforward solution. These items, especially food ware such as cups, lids, straws, utensils, takeout containers, and bags, often end up as litter where they pollute marine environments.

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  • Brochures   

    Learn how your project can earn the Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape label.