Alameda County Waste Management Authority ordinance prohibiting the disposal of certain materials at Alameda County landfills.
Shinsei Gardens is an award-winning housing development with 39 apartments for low-income households. With a Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape and LEED Platinum and GreenPoint Rated buildings, the project provides residents with a healthy and attractive environment indoors and outdoors.
StopWaste can help Alameda County businesses, non-profits and institutions stay informed about current landfill bans, policies and ordinances related to proper collection and recycling of resources and hazardous wastes. Our goal is to provide links to current information so that you can operate your organization most efficiently.
Some regulations apply within Alameda County, others apply only to operations within certain cities, and some affect all commercial accounts within California.
The City of Alameda contracts with Alameda County Industries (ACI) for garbage, recycling and organics (food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings) collection services.
The following organizations can be great resources for learning what other agencies have done on sustainable purchasing and for potentially collaborating on future opportunities. While there are numerous organizations and/or public agencies implementing sustainable purchasing practices, the list below highlights those with resources on their websites – such as case studies, etc.
Public Agencies with Online Sustainable Purchasing Resources
These sustainable purchasing resources are intended to assist public agencies in developing and implementing sustainable purchasing best practices at their organization. Whether your agency is just getting started or is looking to enhance a mature sustainable purchasing program, there are resources on these pages to assist you. A few things to note about how to use these resources:
COVID-19 Advisory: We understand that during this time people are focused on their health and well-being, and we believe that the use of reusable bags are compatible with those concerns. Click here for an FAQ on reusable bags during COVID-19.
Reusable bags help reduce litter and waste, protect creeks and the Bay, and save money for cities by minimizing litter clean-up costs.