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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, July 30, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. at Walnut Creek City Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1666 North Main Street, Walnut Creek.  The agenda and staff reports will be available on August 3, 2015.  Thank you.

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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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Request for Proposals

The Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority is requesting proposals for an independent investigation and evaluation of a franchised hauler’s handling and processing of green waste organics and compostable materials under our previous franchise agreement.  Proposals are due in our office by Friday, July 10, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. 

 

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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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Multi-Family 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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