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Soilsaver Compost Bin


From free composting workshops to discounted compost bins and a Republic Services bill reduction, RecycleSmart has all the resources for you to start composting.

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CCCSWA Board of Directors

The CCCSWA Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for February 25, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. at the City of Walnut Creek, City Hall, 3rd floor conference room, 1666 North Main Street, Walnut Creek. The agenda and staff reports will be available online on Monday, February 22, 2016.  Thank you!  

2016 Board of Directors Meetings

January 28, 2016

February 25, 2016 

March 24, 2016

April 28, 2016

May 26, 2016

June 23, 2016

July 28, 2016

No meeting in August

September 22, 2016

October 27, 2016

No meeting in November

December 8, 2016  


For Board Agendas and Staff Reports, please click here.  Thank you!


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2016 Waste Reduction Student Scholarships

Announcing our 2016 Waste Reduction Student Scholarship Program for Seniors!

If you have implemented a waste reduction program or have made significant contributions to reducing waste at your school, then this scholarship is for you.

For questions, please contact Ruth Abbe at (415) 235-1356 or ruth.abbe@abbeassociates.com

Click here for the application!  Good Luck!

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Apartments & Condos Recycling

If you live in or manage a residential premise (apartment or condominium) that has a shared garbage service that is considered a "Multi-Family" complex and recycling service must be available for all tenants.  



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Battery Recycling

Residents now can recycle their spent batteries by putting them in a sealed plastic bag and placing them on top of the blue recycling cart. Click here to see a list of our local retailers that provide free household battery collection.

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Residential Food Scraps Collection

Residents can throw household food scraps into their green Organics cart for weekly pick-up. To get a free food scraps kitchen container, please call Republic Services at (925) 685-4711. Click here for more information about the Residential Food Scraps Program.