Publications and Resources
The following outreach materials were designed to help businesses make the most of our available programs and services. Download and print them from your own printer or contact us to request printed hard copies. Our printed materials utilize at least 30% PCW recycled paper, veggie/natural inks, and are recyclable.
Commercial Service Guide
What Belongs in the Recyclables?
What Belongs in the Organics?
What Belongs in the Organics? – Food Service Version
What Belongs in the Garbage?
What happens to your Recyclables?
What happens to your Organics?
What happens to your Garbage?
Avoid Wishcycling and Reduction and Reuse Tips Flyer
Commercial Program Reminders and Hazardous Waste Disposal
Commercial Recycling Requirements
AB 827 Guidelines
AB 827 Multilingual Brochures
- June 2021: Right-Size Your Service Levels, Are You Regulation Compliant? We Can Help!, Collection Service Tips, Holiday Service Schedule, The Recycling Market Development Zone Program, CA Made Labeling Program, and Rethink Disposable Program.
- March 2021: Is Your Business Committed to Long-Term Sustainability?, The California Green Business Program, Collection Rates Increase, Holiday Service Schedule, State Regulations Require Recycling and Composting – We Can Help!, Proper Disposal of Sharps, and Landscaper Compliance.
- December 2020: Don’t Waste Food, Food Scraps and Food-Soiled Paper Belong in the Green Organics Containers, Did You Know? – Food Donation, Recycling and Composting is Required – We Can Help!, ReThink Disposables, Recycling Reminder – Cardboard, Holiday Service Schedule and ACI Thank You.
- September 2020: AB 827 – New Onsite Container Requirements, Virtual Resources, Holiday Service Reminder, Proper Sorting Tips, Are Reusables Right for You?, All Businesses Must Subscribe to Recyclables, Organics, and Garbage Collection Services.
- June 2020: COVID-19 Resources for Businesses, Guidance for Reusables, Thank you for Your Efforts!, Proper Sorting Keep Garbage Out of the Recyclables and Recyclables out of the Landfill, Did You Know?, Regulations Require Recycling and Composting, Holiday Service Schedule.
- March 2020: No Additional Charge for Bin Push/Pull Services, Why Did Rates Increase on January 1, 2020?, California Regulations Require Recycling and Composting, Landscapers and Yard Trimmings, Holiday Service Schedule, Is Your Business Committed to Long-Term Sustainability? Become a Green Business Today!
- December 2019: We are Excited to be a Part of your Community!, California Regulations Require Recycling and Composting – We Can Help!, Food Scraps and Food-Soiled Paper Belong in the Green Organics Containers, Holiday Service Schedule.
- May 2021: Steps You Can Take to Help Us Help You! Proper Sorting Makes a Difference!
- July 2020: City and State Regulations Require Recycling and Composting. We Can Help! Know What to Throw.
- May 2020: We Support Our Community – Steps You Can Take to Help Us Help You!
- November 2019: Do You Have Auto Pay? Garbage Rates Will Not Increase Until January 2020
Food Scrap Recycling and Food Waste Reduction
- Usable Food Donation
- List of organizations in Contra Costa County that may accept food donations
- Mandatory Organics Recycling
- Food Scraps Management
- NRDC – Food Sustainability
- Food Rescue and Donation Information
General Waste Reduction, Reuse & Recycling Information
- Cal Recycle
- City of San Ramon
- Reusable Transport Packaging Saves Your Company Money & Resources
- Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
- The ReThink Disposable Technical Assistance Program
Donation / Reuse
Hazardous Waste / Electronic Waste
- Recycling and Waste Reduction for Offices
- Recycling and Waste Reduction for Retail Establishments
- Recycling and Waste Reduction for Food-Service Establishments
- Recycling and Waste Reduction for Manufacturers