Publications & Resources

General Outreach

The following outreach materials were designed to help businesses make the most of available programs and services. Print them from your own printer or contact us to request hard copies.  Contact us to order hard copies.



What happens to my organics?

 Alameda: A Clean Town









Billing Inserts

2021 Billing Inserts

2020 Billing Inserts

  • November 2020: Mandatory Recycling Ordinance Notice & Proper Sorting Makes a Difference!
  • October 2020: Holiday Service Schedule & Have You Visited our Website?
  • September 2020: AB 827 – New Collection Requirements & Recycle Right!
  • July 2020: Recycling is Mandatory, We Can Help! Improve or Start Your Recycling Program Today!
  • May 2020: We Support our Community, Steps you Can Take to Help us Stay Safe!
  • February 2020: Recycling is Mandatory – We Can Help!

2019 Billing Inserts

  • November 2019: Mandatory Recycling Ordinance – Organics, Proper Sorting Makes A Difference!
  • October 2019: Holiday Service Schedule & Have You Visited Our Website?
  • April 2019: Proper Sorting Makes A Difference! Recycling is Mandatory. We can Help!
  • February 2019: Plant Debris must be properly sorted/Recycling is Mandatory – We can help!

2021 Newsletters

  • September 2021: Help Your Community by Recycling Right!, Recycling and Composting is Required – We Can Help!, Zero Waste Idea – Reusables for Your Business, AB 827 Collection Requirements, Help Us Provide Safe and Efficient Services, Holiday Service Reminder.
  • June 2021: Right-Size Your Service Levels, Collection Service Tips, Holiday Service Schedule, Smart Kitchen Initiative, The ReThink Disposable Technical Assistance Program, Did You Know? – Unwanted Mail.
  • March 2021: Recycling is Mandatory, The Alameda Disposable Food Service Ware Reduction Law, Holiday Service Schedule, Recycling Assistance on the Web, Waste Reduction Grant Opportunity, Proper Disposal of Hazardous Waste, and the RE:Source Guide.

2020 Newsletters

  • December 2020: Prevent Food Waste, Food Scraps and Food-Soiled Paper Belong in the Green Containers, Did You Know? – Food Donation, Recycling Reminder – Cardboard, Real Holiday Trees are a Renewable Resource, Be a California Green Business, Thank You From ACI, and Holiday Service Schedule.
  • September 2020: AB 827 – New Collection Program Requirements, Are Reusables Right for You?, Holiday Service Reminder, Recycle Right!, Help Us Provide Safe and Efficient Service, Recycling and Composting is Required. We Can Help!
  • June 2020: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses, Guidance for Reusables, Thank you for Your Efforts!, Proper Sorting Keep Garbage Out of the Recyclables and Recyclables out of the Landfill, Reduce Unwanted Paper, Holiday Service Schedule.
  • March 2020: Go Reusable – Save Money and the Environment, Recycling is Mandatory – We Can Help!, Avoid Wishcycling, Bags to Bins Poster Tool, Waste Reduction Grant Opportunity, Dispose of Hazardous Waste Responsibly, Holiday Service Schedule.

2019 Newsletters

  • December 2019: Be Green This Holiday Season, Food Scraps and Food-Soiled Paper Belong in the Green, Real Holiday Trees are a Renewable Resource, Holiday Service Schedule, Mandatory Recycling.
  • September 2019: Reuse and Reduce at Your Business!, Holiday Service Reminder, Are Reusables Right For Your Business?, Service Tips, Recycle Right!, Recycling and Composting is Required – We Can Help!
  • June 2019: Join the Foodware Revolution!, ReThink Disposable Technical Assistance, Web Resources for Recycling and Waste Prevention, Mandatory Composting, Holiday Service Schedule and Calendar of Events
  • March 2019: Tips for Program Success, Recycling is Mandatory-We Can Help!, StopWaste Grant Programs, Holiday Service Schedule, Properly Dispose of Hazardous Waste.
StopWaste.Org Outreach

StopWaste.Org works with the City of Alameda and all other cities within Alameda County to provide updated recycling, reuse and purchasing outreach materials and programs. Select materials are listed among the Helpful Links below. To see all available materials and order hard copies, visit www.StopWaste.Org.

Helpful Links:

Industry-Specific Resources

Resources for Businesses and Multi-Family Properties

Usable Food Donation

General Waste Reduction, Reuse & Recycling Information

Reusable Packaging

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Green Maintenance

Mail Reduction

Donation / Reuse

Hazardous Waste / Electronic Waste

Green Building

Recognition Programs

Industry-Specific Resources