Press Room


If you are a member of the press and have questions about the ordinance, please contact Jeff Becerra, Communications Manager, at (510) 891-6549 or for more information or to request an interview.


Please also see the following News Releases:

SB 1383 & Organics Reduction and Recycling Ordinance Take Effect in January: A new organics and recycling law goes into effect January 2022

Learn what goes where and get tips for training: Recycling at Work Webinar Recording: Proper Sorting & Tips for Training

Learn about Free Tools for Recycling Success: Back to Business: Free Tools for Recycling Success (Webinar Recording)

Information for Tenants: New COVID-19 Trash & Recycling FAQ for Multifamily Properties

3-Part Video Series in English, Spanish and Chinese: How-To Videos Help Businesses Recycle & Compost, June 2019

Changes to AB 1826 – State Mandatory Composting Law: State Law Requires More Businesses to Compost, January 2019

Mandatory Recycling and Composting – Spring 2018 Update: Recycling Rules in Effect in All Participating Cities

Mandatory Recycling and Composting Continues to Expand: Three Cities Add Recycling Rules - Spring 2017 Update

Beneficial State Bank Wins StopWaste Award: Beneficial State Bank Wins StopWaste Award

Multi-Family Property Management Spotlight: How Felson Companies Motivates Tenants to Sort Right

Mobile Mini Wins StopWaste Business Efficiency Award: Spotlight: Mobile Mini in Fremont

Citation News Release: News Nov 2015: Non-compliant Locations Now Facing Fines

New Citations Page: New ‘Citations’ page now online. Pay fines & view FAQs.

Attention Businesses: Free Indoor Green Bins for Businesses

New Tools for Success: Free Stickers, Compostable Food Ware Guide & More

News Release: December 2013