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    Please download and review the Waste Prevention Grant Program Information packet before starting the application as it contains important details such as grant program overview, eligible/ineligible grant activities, proposal evaluation criteria as well as general conditions.
     

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    In Alameda County, owners of multi-family properties with five or more units are required by law to provide tenants with recycling and organics (food scraps, food-soiled paper and plant debris) collection services and information.This flyer template can be modified to provide answers to common trash and recycling questions.

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      |  11/29/2021

    Bay City News Service recently interviewed StopWaste's Jeff Becerra on the passage of the new Organics Reduction and Recycling Ordinance, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022, and aims to keep food and other compostable materials out of landfills to fight climate change. 

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    This one page summary of state mandates for California public schools covers AB827, AB341, AB1826 and SB1383.

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    For the past decade, StopWaste has been strengthening our partnerships with food recovery organizations to better understand their needs. As part of this effort, we convene the Alameda County Food Recovery Network, which includes a wide range of food recovery organizations, grantees, and other community groups such as faith-based organizations and housing agencies.

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    El objetivo de este kit de herramientas es proporcionar un enfoque práctico paso a paso para los agricultores urbanos de cualquier escala para comenzar el compostaje en la granja agrícola, evaluar y mejorar el sistema existente, y convertirse en maestros compostadores.

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    A new California State law, SB 1383, aims to keep food and other compostable materials ("organics") out of landfills to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change. Support your efforts to educate staff and custodians about your composting and recycling program with a memo that can be emailed, distributed in hard copy, or posted in a high traffic back-of-house

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    A new California State law, SB 1383, aims to keep food and other compostable materials ("organics") out of landfills to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change. The new law requires businesses, institutions, and multi-family properties to subscribe to curbside compost and recycling collection service in addition to garbage, and sort materials into proper bins.

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    A new California State law, SB 1383, aims to keep food and other compostable materials ("organics") out of landfills to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change. This hands-on guide will walk you through the steps to set-up well-planned recycling stations.

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    A great place to look for water savings year round is outdoors in the landscape. If you’re ready to move on from having a water-thirsty lawn, try sheet mulching for the least expensive and most effective way to convert your lawn to a garden.

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