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  • Reports   

    This new report lists more than 80 public and commercial properties in the county that have earned or are on track to earning the Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape designation.

    Bay-Friendly landscape practices improve soil health, reduce waste, save water, and help keep our watersheds and our communities healthy.

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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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    Basic Financial Statements for the year ending June 2015 for the Alameda County Waste Management Authority, Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board and Energy Council.

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    StopWaste partnered with Healthy Building Network and the San Francisco Department of the Environment to investigate ways to enhance the quality of post-consumer recycled-content raw materials (or “feedstock”) used in the manufacturing of building products.

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    NOTE:  The "GreenPoint Rated" system, developed by Build It Green, is an updated rating and guideline system for new construction and upgrade/remodeling projects.

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    A report released in April 2015 summarizes observations, findings and recommendations from the LEED & CALGreen User Group, a group of green building professionals exploring central questions about how codes and rating systems can evolve and harmonize in California.

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    The book Gardens for San Lorenzo came out of a grant awarded by StopWaste to the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association. The grant funded a landscape architecture class at UC Berkeley, which produced 4 lawn conversion design options, published in Gardens for San Lorenzo. Each design includes a plant list, costs, and options for different lot types. The 72 page book also includes how-to information about sheet mulching and other landscape practices, as well as an illustrated list of plants.

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    Basic Financial Statements for the year ending June 2014 for the Alameda County Waste Management Authority, Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board and Energy Council.

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    StopWaste commissioned this independent field test to determine the feasibility of using reusable plastic containers for shipping and displaying produce in grocery stores. A case study about the field test is also available.

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    In 2000 and 2001, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority (ACWMA) gathered weight data on waste disposed from over 1,500 businesses comprising four commercial waste collection routes in Oakland and Hayward. In addition, the ACWMA commissioned a waste characterization study that included analysis of the composition of waste from 260 of the businesses for which weight information was collected. This report provides a summary of the study, reports on our statistical analysis of the data, and draws conclusions regarding the data’s usefulness and applicability for diversion program planning.

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