Table compares bag purchasing data from 2012 to 2013 from 5 different types of large and small chain stores. Data for a total of 69 stores across 5 chain stores (all located in Alameda County) was analyzed to assess changes in bag purchasing activities as a result of Ordinance 2012-2.
Staff observed shoppers leaving retail stores for one hour (pre and post ordinance) and counted the number and type of bag (or lack of a bag) that customers used to carry their purchases. Observations were made at 17 stores that included a variety of store types such as grocery, pharmacy, convenience and big box stores.
- News | 11/17/2015
The Alameda County Waste Management Authority has begun issuing fines to businesses and multi-family property owners still in violation of Alameda County’s Mandatory Recycling Ordinance. To date, over 100 citation notices have been served, and more are expected as routine inspections continue. Of the locations inspected this year, the majority was found to be in compliance with the Ordinance at the time of inspection.Read More
This slideshow shows how to convert your lawn sprinklers to drip irrigation as part of a water-saving landscape.
- News | 10/26/2015
StopWaste recently hosted a half-day workshop focused on best practices in meeting and implementing C&D recycling in Alameda County and the Bay Area. Audio recording and presentations are available for download.Read More
On October 22, 2015, StopWaste hosted a half-day workshop focused on best practices in meeting and implementing C&D recycling in Alameda County and the Bay Area. Presenters shared their experiences with achieving high diversion rates on building projects seeking to meet code, attain LEED certification, or targeting zero waste.Read More
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- Download WM C&D RJewell.pdf (532.52 KB)
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- Download 4_Zanker C&D MGross.pdf (1.29 MB)
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The Paper Towels Only sticker is 2” by 7” and is intended for use on indoor containers and can help employees, customers or contractors see with a glance what types of materials belong in each container. These labels are not for placement on outdoor hauler/service provider collection containers.Read More