StopWaste Benchmark Service

Cover of the 2015 Benchmark Service Report

Even though most of us say recycling is important, Alameda County residents and businesses dump as much as $70 million of recyclable and compostable items in the garbage each year. We can't afford to keep doing that.

StopWaste's Benchmark Service provides important information that will help all of us reduce waste, boost the local economy, and get more value from our recycling programs.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below to:

  • Learn more about the Benchmark Service
  • Get tips on how to be a Fantastic Recycler


Read an Oakland Tribune article about the Benchmark Service's most recent findings. 


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