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  • Join the Smart Kitchen Initiative


    StopWaste is offering free food waste tracking equipment and training for mid- to high-volume food service operators in Alameda County, to help reduce pre-consumer food waste. Most participating kitchens can anticipate reducing pre-consumer food waste by 50%, saving money on food purchases and improving operations. Watch the 30-min webinar to learn more.

  • Reusable Packaging Case Study: Tesla Motors & Veritable Vegetable


    Tesla Motors, Inc. (Fremont, CA) has replaced cardboard boxes with reusable racks to transport windshields for the Model S sedan. Veritable Vegetable (San Francisco, CA) has switched from disposable plastic stretch wrap to reusable pallet wrap. Each dealing with unique transport packaging challenges, these leading companies show how Reusables have streamlined operations, lowered cost and improved environmental performance.

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    Doing the 4Rs is a motivating and informative video designed for 4th and 5th grade students. Kids from Alameda County show how they practice the 4Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot (compost) at home, school and play.

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    Learn about the lifecycle of a plastic product and the nonrenewable resources used to make it.

  • Do the Rot Thing


    Do the Rot Thing – The Simple Art of Home Composting Award winning video that demonstrates the basic steps and shares simple tips for making home composting fun and easy.

  • Peerless Coffee on the Stopwaste Partnership


    StopWaste teams up with Peerless Coffee to reduce waste and save Peerless over $110,000 a year. StopWaste's free technical assistance and grant funding helped the company implement several waste reduction projects.

  • Intro to Reusable Packaging


    Learn how reusables can help your organization reduce solid waste and GHG emissions, while reducing disposal costs and improving worker safety.

  • Compost Time-Lapse


    Watch this time-lapse footage of a compost pile breaking down over a four month period.

  • How-To Compost


    This video presents the basics about what to put in the compost and how to make sure the pile has enough air and water.

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  • ANTS Build


    From ideas about less toxic alternatives, to information about how to dispose of old hazardous waste, this video will tell you how to make your home safer and healthier.