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Help reduce waste to our landfills! Use our Recycling Wizard to locate a wide range of waste prevention and recycling services to the residents of Central Contra Costa County to reduce waste and save money.

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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.

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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Request for Proposal

The Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority (CCCSWA) is interested in working with an innovative, dynamic and creative company, for the development of a brand strategy project for our organization. The initial project includes the development of a new brand-name, logo, and color/style guide. To review and download Request for Proposal (RFP) click here.

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Recycling Center in Walnut Creek Closing

The Recycling Center in Walnut Creek will be permanently closed on Sunday, September 28, 2014.


For other local options for recycling, please click here.


For more information regarding the closure, please contact Lois Courchaine at (925) 906-1801, ext. 107


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Diversions Newsletter

Fall 2014 Residential Diversions Newsletter, please click here for tips about reducing food waste.


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Vermicomposting (Worms!) & Bin Building Workshop

September 6, 2014: 10:00 - 12:00 PM at Civic Park Community Center in Walnut Creek. All worms and bin supplies included. $20.00 per household. Twenty five (25) household max capacity per workshop. CCCSWA service area residents only. Registration Form and payment must be submitted by August 21.

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