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Soilsaver Compost Bin


From free composting workshops to discounted compost bins and an Allied Waste bill reduction, CCCSWA has all the resources for you to start composting.

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Master Composter Program

So you want to become a CCCSWA Master Composter…

If you enjoy composting and you’re interested in public education and outreach, APPLY to become a CCCSWA Master Composter! Receive in-depth composting education with an experienced and knowledgeable team, and then share your training with the wider community.

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2015 Workshop Schedule Posted

For less than ten minutes a week you can reduce your garbage and create healthy soil for your plants.  It's quick, it's easy—it's home composting! Home composting takes little time, space and effort, and it's so rewarding. Give it a try. Your plants (and your pocketbook) will thank you!

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CCCSWA Board of Directors Meeting

Our next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 29, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. at Walnut Creek City Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1666 North Main Street, Walnut Creek.  Click here for the agenda and staff reports. Thank you!


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Finance & Administration Committee Meeting

The CCCSWA Finance & Administration Committee will be meeting Monday, January 26, 2015. Please click here for Agenda packet. Thank you.


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Winter Diversions Newsletter

In this edition, you'll find big and small ways you can give back to your environment and communities, by making the most of what you have, especially during the holidays.


Click here for our Residential Winter 2014 Diversions Newsletter.


Click here for our Multi-Families Winter 2014 Diversions Newsletter.


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Learn how to get involved with your community!

There are several Sustainability Networks throughout Central Contra Costa. These Networks work individually within their community, together throughout the County, and with the CCCSWA and other local organizations on projects, events and outreach efforts. Click here for more information.

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2015 New Franchise Agreements

In March 2015, new 10-year contracts with garbage and recycling companies will go into effect. The CCCSWA will be transitioning into a single Franchise Agreement 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.


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