News Updates

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This page lists all of our Zero Waste News Updates to help you stay informed about Zero Waste topics as well as our latest programs and upcoming workshops.

 

No Change in 4th of July Waste Collection Service

There will be no change in your recycling, compost, and garbage collection service if your pick-up day is on the 4th of July holiday.


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Electric Refuse Truck Paves Way for Another Palo Alto First

Another “first” for Palo Alto as it gets ready to roll out the Bay Area’s first all-electric refuse collection truck.


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Document Shredding Events
Shredding events will be held at the SMaRT Station in Sunnyvale.

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Compost Blue Ribbon Task Force Follow-up
The anticipated closure of the Palo Alto's Compost Facility in 2012 triggered the formation of a Compost Blue Ribbon Task Force.
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Energy/Compost Facility Consideration
This webpage is the third in a series of webpages as an Energy/Compost Facility in Palo Alto is considered.
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Energy/Compost Feasibility Study
On April 5, 2010 the Palo Alto City Council directed staff to hire a consultant to conduct a Feasibility Study for a dry anaerobic digestion facility on the southeast side of Palo Alto's wastewater treatment plant ("Plant"). (See "April 5, 2010 City Council Meeting Results." )
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