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4/25/2019 Press Release
Waste Prevention Equipment Grants up to $10K - Apply by May 13

Waste Prevention Equipment Grants up to $10K - Apply by May 13

In an effort to help businesses and non-profit organizations prevent waste, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste) is offering grants between $500 and $10,000 toward the purchase of waste prevention equipment.

Eligible materials include:

1. Reusable Transport Packaging to replace limited-use transport packaging materials. Examples:
• Reusable totes to replace cardboard boxes
• Reusable pallet wrap to replace film plastic wrap
• Reusable pallets to replace limited-use pallets

2. Temperature-Controlled Food Storage Equipment to help rescue surplus edible food. Examples:
• Thermal blankets to transport rescued surplus food at safe temperature
• Refrigerators/freezers to store perishable rescued surplus food
• Hot/cold boxes to hold rescued surplus food at safe temperature

For details and to download the application packet visit www.stopwaste.org/wpe-grants.

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