Waste Management Newark CA

December 15, 2016

Allied Waste, City of Newark

Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc. is your partner in helping to achieve the City of Hayward’s solid waste diversion goals.

By practicing the 4Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot - you can control the amount of waste disposed. Here are a few tips to help you reduce waste:

Reduce: Buy products thoughtfully, only consuming items you will actually use. Be a smart shopper by buying items in bulk to avoid individual packages or products with excessive packaging. About 10% of the average grocery bill pays for product packaging, the less packaging, the cheaper the grocery bill.

Reuse: Use items again by taking your cloth bag to the store, your travel mug to your favorite coffee shop, or your metal fork and knife to school, work, or a picnic. This helps avoid the use of disposable or single-use items, which often end up in the landfill.

Recycle: Close the loop on recycling and buy products made with recycled materials. Items identified as containing “post-consumer” materials are made from things you tossed in your recycling cart or bin!

Rot: Help nature take its course by placing food scraps, food soiled paper and plant debris in your green cart for composting. Waste Management turns your discarded organics into WMEarthCare™ used by farmers and local gardeners to grow new crops and plants. This material comes back to Hayward residents through the City’s compost give-away days.

About Waste Management
Waste Management of Alameda County (WMAC) is a community-based provider of waste, recycling and composting services. We are closing the loop on waste – turning food scraps and yard waste into compost, lumber debris into mulch and landfilled waste at the Altamont into bio-fuel. This clean-burning fuel helps to power our new collection vehicles in the City of Hayward. Working together, we can achieve Alameda County’s diversion goals.

Customer Service

(925) 837-3356

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Source: www.wm.com

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