Another “first” for Palo Alto as it gets ready to roll out the Bay Area’s first all-electric refuse collection truck.... More... about Electric Refuse Truck Paves Way for Another Palo Alto First
Shredding events will be held at the SMaRT Station in Sunnyvale.
... More... about Document Shredding Events
This webpage is the third in a series of webpages as an Energy/Compost Facility in Palo Alto is considered.... More... about Energy/Compost Facility Consideration
Welcome to Zero Waste Palo Alto
Zero Waste Palo Alto’s mission is to help the community reach its Zero Waste goal of virtually eliminating waste being burned or buried. Zero Waste goes beyond recycling – it’s a systems approach that first seeks to eliminate waste wherever possible, and then manages discards through reuse and recycling.
The Plan identifies new and expanded policies, programs, and
infrastructure that will be needed to reach our Zero Waste goals.
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GreenWaste of Palo Alto is our contracted hauler and processor. Please contact them directly for: