Which types of companies can most benefit from recycling?
All companies—large, medium, and small—can benefit from recycling. A free solid waste audit will tell you which items that you now throw away can easily be recycled. To set up an appointment for your free audit, call 510-613-8710.
How will I be billed?
Your recycling charge will appear on your regular garbage bill. There will not be any additional bills to keep track of.
How will my recycling and organics be collected?
Recycling and organics collection programs can be customized to your needs. Both cart and bin service is available. State-of-the-art recycling trucks will collect your recyclable and compostable materials.
How do I get started?
To start a new recycling program, or to expand on an existing program, call (510) 613-8710. For information on mandatory recycling requirements for businesses and multi-family properties with 5 units or more, click HERE.
Is there anywhere else that I can find out about commercial recycling and organics programs?
For information about mandatory commercial recycling and organics programs in Alameda County, to obtain free materials including stickers and posters, indoor green bins, and to request assistance, visit Recycling Rules Alameda County at www.RecycingRulesAC.org.
For programs in Alameda County that help businesses prevent waste, including loans and grants, and for other green business resources visit www.stopwaste.org/at-work.
Free indoor green bins
To make separating food scraps, food-soiled paper and plant debris easier, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority is offering free green containers and lids for the indoor areas of your business or multi-family property. Up to $500 is available per approved site to choose from over 25 container and lid options, offered by 3 partner vendors. To apply, visit www.RecyclingRulesAC.org/containers