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.
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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.
November 15, 2019
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
March 25, 2019
Click on the link above to get the latest information on prescription medication drop-off options.
March 18, 2019
Recently, some international headlines have proclaimed we're approaching an "end to recycling." While the recycling landscape has changed nationally due to China’s decision last year to stop importing some mixed plastics and mixed paper, it is far from dead, especially in Alameda County and the Bay Area.
February 21, 2019
Landscape pros: Attend this free event to learn practical solutions to California's most pressing water issues.
January 17, 2019
On January 16, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., recognized the Bay Area Regional Energy Network’s (BayREN) Multifamily program with an Exemplary Program Award as one of America’s outstanding energy efficiency programs.