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Vacancy on County Recycling Board - Environmental Organization Representative

July 10, 2024

The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “Environmental Organization: a representative of an environmental organization with a significant membership active in recycling issues in Alameda County.” 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 Recycling Board administers the voter-approved Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative, which levies an $8.23 per-ton landfill disposal fee that generates approximately $9.0 million per year for waste reduction and recycling programs in Alameda County. Fifty percent of the money is returned to local jurisdictions on a per-capita basis. The balance is appropriated by the Board for countywide source reduction and recycling programs, public education, recycled product procurement, market development and grants to community organizations. 

To be considered for appointment to the Recycling Board as a Solid Waste Representative, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a completed Board Qualification Form to:

Burt Jones,
1221 Oak Street, Suite 536
Oakland, CA 94612,

or via email to Burt Jones, with the subject line “Recycling Board Vacancy.” The position is open until filled, but please apply promptly to assure consideration.

Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to Burt Jones. Questions regarding the Recycling Board may be addressed to Arliss Dunn. Additional information about the Recycling Board can be found here.