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Press Releases

July 7, 2021
With Wendy Sommer Retiring, Timothy Burroughs Becomes New StopWaste Executive Director 

June 22, 2021
StopWaste Awards $580K in Grants for Reuse, Repair and Food Rescue

August 18, 2020
StopWaste Prevails in Multi-Year Lawsuit 

January 9, 2020
StopWaste Achieves First Fitwel 2-Star Certification for a Public Building in California

December 17, 2019
StopWaste and Partners Fight Climate Change with Compost

September 13, 2018
Alameda County Study Reveals Significant Drop in 'Good Stuff' in the Garbage

June 28, 2018
StopWaste Recognizes 2018 Business Efficiency Award Winners

January 30, 2018
Local Schools Win State Funds to Combat Food Waste

April 24, 2017
Expanded Reusable Bag Law Begins May 1

December 30, 2014
Household Hazardous Waste Program Expands Hours/Days

September 30, 2014
Vacancy on County Recycling Board

September 10, 2014
Reusable Bag Ordinance Dramatically Reduces Bag Waste

May 28, 2014
Household Hazardous Waste Program Fee Adopted

March 13, 2014
StopWaste Celebrates 2014 Business Efficiency Award Winners

February 4, 2014
Grants Available to Alameda County Nonprofits for Waste Reduction Programs

January 27, 2014
Alameda County Residents and Businesses Buried $70 Million of Resources in 2013

November 1, 2013
New Website Encourages Food Scrap Recycling in Alameda County

September 1, 2012
Alameda County Schools Can Earn Up to $50,000 Through Energy Upgrade Fundraiser

January 25, 2012
Mandatory Recycling and Single-Use Bag Reduction Ordinances Adopted