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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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NEW Waste Reduction Student Scholarships

The CCCSWA in Partnership with Mt. Diablo Recycling are providing Waste Reduction Student Scholarship Awards.  $4,000 scholarships will be awarded to up to 3 high school seniors, per year, by the CCCSWA.

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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. 

Winter 2014 Residential Diversions Newsletter, please click here.

Winter 2014 Multi-Family Diversions Newsletter, please click here.

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Recycling Center in Walnut Creek has Closed

The Recycling Center in Walnut Creek has permanently closed. 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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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 (aka Allied Waste Services) for the collection, transfer and disposal of residential and commercial garbage, recycling and organics services, along with the commercial food recycling services. Mt. Diablo Recycling will hold the Franchise Agreement for the processing of residential and commercial recyclable materials. 


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