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Recycling for Businesses and Institutions

Recycling at Shinsei Gardens Apartments in Alameda

Recycling is mandatory for most businesses and institutions in Alameda County. Besides being the law, it’s also a smart idea. 

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Why Recycle?

Recycling can save your organization money by reducing waste hauling expenses. Recycling also boosts the region’s economy by keeping valuable materials out of landfills and creating green jobs. And a robust recycling infrastructure enhances Alameda County’s reputation as a great place to live and work.

StopWaste offers information and resources to help businesses, public agencies and other organizations in Alameda County improve their recycling efforts. Check out the links above for guidance on recycling business waste and construction and demolition debris, for assistance and funding to strengthen your organization’s recycling program, and much more.

Save More by Reducing Waste

Recycling is great but preventing waste by reducing and reusing is even better. For tips on ways to reduce waste at work, including reducing food waste and packaging waste, check out Preventing Waste for Businesses and Institutions.

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