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  • News  |  09/12/2017

    Landscape professionals: Learn best practices for complying with the statewide Water-Efficient Landscape Ordinance.

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  • Using sheet mulch to remove the lawn at Pleasanton City Hall
    News  |  09/24/2014

    Heeding the Governor's call to cut back on water use, in June the city of Pleasanton replaced the lawn around its administration buildings with new landscaping designed to reduce water consumption by as much as 93 percent.

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  • No single use bag photo
    News  |  01/25/2012

    In January 2012, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority adopted two ordinances that will help the county achieve its long-term waste reduction goals. The mandatory recycling ordinance requires larger businesses and multifamily properties to collect recyclables. The reusable bag ordinance prohibits free distribution of single-use bags at check out in stores that sell packaged food. The laws are designed to reduce waste and litter, stimulate the local economy and create jobs.

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