StopWaste

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Natural Logic has provided site assessment and technical services to more than 30 Alameda County (CA) businesses under contract to StopWaste.


Industry: County government

Service: Implementation—site assessment and data processing tool

Natural Logic has provided site assessment and technical services to more than 30 Alameda County (CA) businesses under contract to StopWaste. To date, we have helped StopWaste clients divert a cumulative 9000 tons of waste from the landfill over the past four years.

The StopWaste Partnership is sponsored and operated by the Alameda County Waste Management Authority and the Alameda County Source Reduction & Recycling Board in partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric, the East Bay Municipal Utility District, the Economic Development Alliance for Business, and Science Applications International Corporation. StopWaste provides comprehensive resource efficiency services for businesses in Alameda County with a focus in solid waste prevention services that:

In addition to general support for the services above, Natural Logic’s primary work for StopWaste is working on supply-chain waste issues and working with regional/national chains.

This includes:

StopWaste Supply-Chain Tool

Natural Logic designed and built a Supply-Chain Tool for Alameda County’s StopWaste business outreach and technical assistance program. The tool is designed to help companies prioritize which suppliers to engage on waste-minimizing supply alternatives based on on-site solid waste generation caused by the supply.

In using the tool, key parameters for data collection include the following:

Functions and features of the tool include:

StopWaste has piloted the tool with four area companies with favorable results in identifying and prioritizing suppliers to work with on waste prevention.

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