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Bay City News Service recently interviewed StopWaste's Jeff Becerra on the passage of the new Organics Reduction and Recycling Ordinance, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022, and aims to keep food and other compostable materials out of landfills to fight climate change. 
The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the “Solid Waste Industry" category. The appointee must live in Alameda County. Term of the appointment is two years, and board members are eligible for re-appointment to one additional two-year term.
The Alameda County Waste Management Authority selected current Deputy Executive Director Timothy Burroughs as the Agency’s incoming Executive Director, taking over leadership from Wendy Sommer, who, after 30 dedicated years of service at the Agency, will retire in July 2021.  
StopWaste has awarded a total of $580,985 in grant funding to 49 local nonprofit and for-profit organizations for projects focused on repair, reuse, food waste reduction, and food donation equipment.
The California Green Business Network recently recognized StopWaste’s environmental and sustainability practices with its Certified Green Innovator status, the nonprofit’s highest-ranking tier.

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