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Grantee - Daily Bowl - FY19-20

Daily Bowl's mission is to recover edible food destined for waste and distribute that across to agencies catering to our less fortunate and hungry community members.. Funds used to support programs that incorporate collecting prepared food from commercial establishments, grocery stores and eating establishments and distribute to local non-profit food pantries.

Grantee - Tri Valley Haven - FY18-19

Tri-Valley Haven serves as a vital community resource serving adults and children who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, or homelessness. Funding supports Tri-Valley Haven’s desire to expand its Food Pantry efforts in both the number of Grocery Rescue pickups conducted each week, reducing the amount of food waste from area grocery stores. In addition, funding allows an increase in the number of locations served by the Mobile Pantry program.

Grantee - Kids Scoop News - FY18-19

Kid Scoop News recognizes that reading is key to a child’s potential for success in life and their mission is to gets kids reading more before they fall behind. Kids Scoop News provide young students with mini newspapers presented in a way that entices kids to read. Grant funding provided increased distribution of Kids Scoop Newspaper to classrooms in Hayward and Fremont School Districts. Recycling and composting articles adapted for Newspaper for the entire school year.

Grantee - Surplus Service (SS) - FY19-20

Surplus Service provides the highest e-waste recycling solutions that lead to higher sustainability reuse and disposal of electronics rather than simply recycling them or sending them to the landfill. Funds will help SS reuse instead of recycle hard disk drives (HDD) by wiping the HDDs coming into facility instead of sending them to shredders. This allows HDDs to be utilized for their full life span.

Grantee - Surplus Service (SS) - FY18-19

Surplus Service provides the highest e-waste recycling solutions that lead to higher sustainability reuse and disposal of electronics rather than simply recycling them or sending them to the landfill. Funds supported new refurbishing division, including a new Supervisor and two IT Repair Technicians to repair and resell approximately 500 LCD monitors and TV's monthly from various vendors.

Reusable Bag Law

Since 2013, grocery stores and certain other food retailers in Alameda County have not been allowed to provide single-use plastic carryout bags at checkout, and the results have been great for our local environment.


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