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  • Effective Monday, March 16, StopWaste's offices are closed under the guidance of the Alameda County Public Health Department and the California Department of Public Health to help protect the health and well-being of our community. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and will provide updates here as needed. For up-to-date information on closures and recommended actions, please visit your city's website. For information on the status of our regularly scheduled board meetings, click here.

  • 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.

  • StopWaste Receives PG&E Partnership Certification
    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. 

  • Water Conservation Showcase logo
    February 21, 2019

    Landscape pros: Attend this free event to learn practical solutions to California's most pressing water issues.

  • BayRen Multifamily project receives award
    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.

  • Holiday food rescue mission
    January 15, 2019

    While the holidays are often a time of abundance, particularly when it comes to food, they are also a time when many face an increase in food insecurity, particularly children who rely on school cafeterias for their next meal.

  • January 11, 2019

    In December 2018, StopWaste, via its Waste Management Authority Board, adopted a new set of Guiding Principles which will help guide programmatic strategy and budget development through 2021. 

  • November 8, 2018

    StopWaste and Livermore Sanitation will soon embark on an innovative new project to help Alameda County meet its waste reduction goals by reducing contamination in commercial business compost streams.

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