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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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    On January 22, 2016, StopWaste hosted our Alameda County C&D Working Group to discuss recent updates and pending changes to the C&D industry. Topics included the new CALGreen 2016 code changes that require 65% C&D diversion statewide (as of January 1, 2017), updating local C&D ordinances, and efforts around regional coordination of C&D facility diversion rates.

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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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    Yoga, health, community. These company values are apparent upon a visit to Anasa Yoga in Alameda, CA. The business is also committed to improving the environment - a motivating factor in pursuing Green Business Certification. Jean Marie, LEED AP certified since 2004, designed the studio with students’ health and well-being in mind and was excited to incorporate LEED concepts into the studio’s construction.

  • Success Stories   

    The United States Postal Service’s massive Oakland Processing and Distribution Center uses reusable containers to prevent waste and recycles undeliverable mail, paper, cardboard, bottles, cans, plastic film, pallets, and other materials, saving $200,000 per year.

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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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    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.

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