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Tell us how we can better serve you! Send us e-mail whether you have a question, or simply want to share your concerns and suggestions.

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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

Our next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. at Walnut Creek City Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1666 North Main Street, Walnut Creek.  Please click here to view and download the agenda and reports. 

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Summer Diversions Newsletter

In these editions, you'll learn about new recycling services being delivered to you, new carts and bins with new colors, information about food scraps recycling, and other great articles. Enjoy! 

Click here to view the Residential Diversions Newsletter

Click here to view the Multi-Families Diversions Newsletter

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Not sure what goes in the black landfill cart?

If the item you're not sure about isn't recyclable or isn't yard trimmings or food scraps, and is not hazardous, then it possibly can go into your black "Landfill" cart.  Below are some examples of what can and cannot go into your black cart. If you're still unsure, send us an email or call us at (925) 906-1801. We'll be happy to assist you.  

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Commercial Food Recycling Awards

Congratulations and Thank You to our first Commercial Food Recycling Award winners! These receipients have really shown tremendous effort to collect clean food scraps for processing into natural energy!

Institutional Category:

  • Lunardi's Market, Danville - Gold Winner
  • Diablo Foods, Lafayette - Silver Winner
  • Del Monte Research Center, Walnut Creek - Bronze winner

School Category:

  • Camino Pablo School, Moraga – Gold Winner
  • Buena Vista School, Walnut Creek – Silver Winner
  • Foothill Middle School, Walnut Creek – Bronze Winner

Restaurant Category:

  • Pete's Brass Rail, Danville - Gold Winner
  • Golden Palace, Moraga - Silver Winner
  • Stanford's Restaurant & Bar, Walnut Creek - Bronze Winner

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2015 New Services for You!

Beginning March 1, 2015, a new 10-year contract with Republic Services for the collection, transfer and disposal of residential and commercial garbage, recycling and organics services, along with the commercial food recycling services. Mt. Diablo Recycling will handle the processing of residential and commercial recyclable materials.


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