On Wednesday night, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority adopted two major Zero Waste ordinances that we are thrilled to announce. The first ordinance requires that larger businesses and multi-family properties recycle. The second prohibits the free distribution of single-use plastic bags at stores that sell packaged food.
Read Stopwaste.org’s news release for more details:
And Californians Against Waste has a great summary as well: http://www.cawrecycles.org/whats_new/recycling_news/jan26_alamedaco_ordinances