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  • Reports   

    Results of a November 2002 public opinion survey conducted by the Evans/McDonough Company for the Alameda County Waste Management Authority regarding landscaping, organic waste disposal, and composting.

  • Reports   

    Results of the October 2005 public opinion survey conducted by the Evans/McDonough Company (EMC) for the Alameda County Waste Management Authority (ACWMA) / StopWaste.Org on composting and organic waste disposal, including food scrap recycling, in Alameda County.

  • Posters   

    Poster that can be downloaded, printed, and posted above organics bins to help inform staff about what can and can't be composted.

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    Businesses that generate a lot of organic material can realize cost savings and environmental benefits by composting on-site. This guide details 7 steps to help you evaluate, plan, and launch an on-site composting project.

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    Videos   

    Ever wonder what happens to food scraps in Alameda County? They're turned into rich compost for California farms. Watch this video to see how. Brought to you by StopWaste.

  • Success Stories   

    - Reduced food waste by 19%, equivalent to 27 tons per year.
    - Cost of food waste avoided equivalent to saving more than $98,000 a year.
    - Continue to reduce waste using automated food waste tracking system.

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    EPA's Toolkit for Reducing Wasted Food and Packaging: A guide for Food Services and Restaurants. Provides an overview of wasted food and packaging, a food recovery hierarchy, and a tutorial for EPA's Tool to Track Wasted Food and Packaging.

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    Monetary Awards for Businesses, Institutions and Nonprofits in Alameda County that have projects relating to Food Waste Prevention and Food Recovery.

  • Success Stories   

    UC Berkeley’s foodservice provider Cal Dining measures types and amounts of pre-consumer food waste with specialized tracking equipment, then uses the findings to modify purchasing and food prep routines. Cal Dining has reduced food waste by 19%, equivalent to 27 tons/year, or $98,402/year in reduced food costs.

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