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Regulations & Compliance

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.

Services for Businesses and Organizations in San Leandro

San Leandro has two distinct service areas for garbage, recycling and organics (food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings) collection service.  If you are unsure which service area you are in, check your garbage bill.  If the vendor is Alameda County Industries (ACI), you are in the service area of the City of San Leandro.  If the vendor is Waste Management of Alameda County, you are in the Oro Loma Sanitary District.

Sustainable Purchasing Collaboration

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

Sustainable Purchasing Implementation 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:

Reusable Shopping Bags

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. 

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