Medicines, unless specifically stated on the packaging, should never be flushed down the toilet or placed in the trash. Instead, unused or expired medicine can be dropped off at all Alameda County Hazardous Waste facilities.
PLEASE NOTE: The Alameda County HHW facilities cannot accept controlled substances, which must be taken to one of the approved drop-off location.Read More
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.Read More
- News | 01/20/2017
The State of California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) has awarded StopWaste one of its 2016 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership (GEELA) Awards for its multi-step school program.Read More
Local governments must submit a WELO report to the Department of Water Resources by January 31 of each year. Use one of these two forms from DWR:Read More
- Success Stories
Elementary, middle and high school students from across the County have been showing fans how to properly sort recyclables and compostables from trash at Cal football and basketball games as part of our partnership with Cal Athletics which began in 2014. Now Cal Athletes are helping out at the schools.Read More