The Alameda County Public Health Department updated their Shelter in Place Order, and customers are now permitted to bring their own bags, mugs, or other reusable items from home if they do not require handling by employees.
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Under the guidance of the Alameda County Public Health Department, StopWaste staff members are currently working remotely, but available online. Our regular board meetings are being held virtually, for more information click here. For specific information about city closures and openings, visit your city website.
September 3, 2020
August 18, 2020
The Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste) has prevailed in a more than three-year lawsuit brought by petitioners Arthur Boone and Antoinette Stein, who opposed development of a new organics facility at the Davis Street Transfer Station (located in San Leandro).
January 9, 2020
StopWaste’s office building in Oakland recently earned a
December 17, 2019
Livermore, CA – A thin layer of compost applied to grassl
November 15, 2019
StopWaste is sponsoring content for a newsletter series in Edible East Bay about delicious ways to use seasonal foods that might otherwise end up in the compost, as well as food storage tips and recipes.
August 19, 2019
Approximately 40 percent of edible food in the U.S. ends up in landfills, never reaching a plate, despite the fact that one out of five residents (2/3 are children and seniors) faces food insecurity in Alameda County.
July 9, 2019
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
May 24, 2019
At a recognition event this week, StopWaste acknowledged the recipients of the 2019 StopWaste Business Efficiency Awards, given for outstanding achievements in waste reduction.
May 15, 2019
In June, two participants from StopWaste and the City of Oakland will participate in a study tour in Milan to examine how other cities are tackling the issue of wasted food.
April 1, 2019
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) recognize