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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 December 10, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. at the City of Walnut Creek, City Hall, 1666 North Main Street, Walnut Creek. The Agenda and Staff Reports will be available on 12/7/2015.  Thank you.

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Fall Diversions Newsletter

In this edition, you'll learn about our home composting program; celebrating 20 years! What food scraps can go in your composting bin vs. your green organics cart and much more! Enjoy!

Click here to view the Residential Diversions Newsletter


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Vermicomposting (Worms!) & Bin Building Workshop

Please join RecycleSmart's Vermicomposting (Worms!) & Bin Building Workshop on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm at Heather Farm Community Center in Walnut Creek. This is a very hands-on workshop. You will build your bin, take it home with your worms and knowledge, and start composting right away! $20.00 registration fee applies. 20 household max capacity. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Click here for registration form.  If you have questions please call (925) 906-1801, ext. 109.  

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2016 Waste Reduction Student Scholarship

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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CCCSWA Finance & Administration Committee Meeting

Our Finance Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 @ 9:00 a.m. at 1850 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Ste. 320, Walnut Creek.  Click here for agenda and staff report.  Thank you.

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Residential Food Scrap Collection

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