- News | 07/14/2014
Composting reduces waste and builds healthy soil to support local food production and protect against the impacts of extreme weather, from droughts to heavy rainfall.Read More
Results of a scientifically reliable survey of over 800 Alameda County residents measuring attitudes and knowledge of home composting.
- Success Stories
The College of Alameda, one of four Peralta Community Colleges, renovated its campus entry landscaping as part of its Sustainable Peralta campaign. The new entry landscape makes a visible statement about the College's commitment to environmental stewardship and signifies a move away from traditional resource-intensive landscape designs.Read More
Use this model specification language to require that a project be built as a Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape. The spec language defines Bay-Friendly and lists submittal requirements. Using this spec language earns innovation credits in the Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape rating system.Read More
Use this model language in Requests for Proposals for landscape designers to design Bay-Friendly Rated Landscapes and for hiring a Bay-Friendly Rater.Read More
Use this model language to make sure your maintenance specifications include Bay-Friendly practices.