The Alameda County Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative (“Measure D”) was approved by the votersRead More
of Alameda County in November 1989. It established the Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board (“Recycling Board”) and mandated that the Recycling Board create and periodically update a plan for a comprehensive source reduction and recycling program.
- Grantee Highlight
West Oakland-based nonprofit Mandela Partners was founded over 15 years ago with a simple vision: Improve access to fresh fruit and vegetables for all Oakland residents, while supporting local family farmers and community-based businesses. StopWaste grant funding supports outreach for a paid CSA program that supports donation of healthy produce to families in need.Read More
We're taking our long-running Davis St. Transfer Station Tour online! Watch this video to experience Stop 1 on the Tour, where the 4R’s Action League invite you to explore and protect where we live and the people and animals in our community- planet earth.Read More
- | 09/18/2020
The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “A representative of an organization engaged primarily in operating recycling programs within Alameda County.” The appointee must live in Alameda County. Term of the appointment is two years, and board members are eligible for re-appointment to one additional two-year term.Read More
- Topic Briefs
Measure D, the county charter amendment that established the Recycling Board, mandates that the Recycling Board create and periodically update a Recycling Plan to plan, fund, and implement a comprehensive source reduction and recycling program. The current Recycling Plan extends through 2020, and is therefore in need of an update.
- | 09/10/2020
StopWaste has awarded a total of $582,790 in grant funding to 59 local non-profit and for-profit organizations for projects focused on repair, reuse, food waste reduction, food rescue, and community outreach.Read More