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Managing and Transforming Waste Streams – A Tool for Communities

Full Contracts and Agreements for Transforming Waste Streams in Communities

Each government agency has its own contracting requirements and process. Check with your City Attorney or County Counsel for guidance on developing any contracts or agreements in your community.

Many of the following links exit the siteExitExamples of actual local government contracts and franchise agreements designed to advance zero waste.

Berkeley, CA

Fresno, CA

Oakland, CA

​Palo Alto, CA

​Renton, WA

Santa Clara, CA

San Jose, CA

Novato Sanitary District, CA

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