In 2006, StopWaste.Org utilized a local consulting firm to analyze a year’s worth of waste management plan data submitted to several Alameda County cities to develop estimates for C&D waste generation based on construction project type.
Alameda County Waste Management Authority ordinance prohibiting the disposal of certain materials at Alameda County landfills.
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 Piedmont contracts with Richmond Sanitary Service for garbage, recycling and organics (food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings) collection service.
Richmond Sanitary Service provides free, annual onsite waste and recycling assessments upon request.
This page lists dozens of online resources related to environmentally preferable purchasing, grouped into the categories below. Click on a category or scroll down to browse all.
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.