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Pollution Prevention Programs

CCCSD is a leader in pollution prevention in the Bay Area. We offer a number of programs to help your business. Discover how your business can protect the environment.

 


Hazardous Waste Disposal for Small Businesses 
Non-profit groups, landlords, condo operators, small contractors, and small businesses can bring hazardous waste generated on-site to our HHW Collection Facility in Martinez.

Green Business Program
Recognizes businesses that comply with all environmental regulations and take action to conserve our natural resources and prevent pollution.

Pollution Prevention Awards Program

An annual program that recognizes businesses that make a concerted effort to prevent water pollution in the CCCSD service area.

 

Stormwater Program
Urban runoff contains  pollutants that range from trash to viruses; from grease to toxic chemicals. Find out how to keep these contaminants out of our streams and Bay.

Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Facilitate regulatory compliance by going beyond established minimum requirements. These are ways of carrying out your business activities that can significantly reduce the risk of pollution and may even save you money.

School Mercury Minimization Program
Mercury is a highly toxic metal that causes water pollution problems at very low concentrations. Find out how your school can can identify and reduce its mercury sources.

Dental Amalgam Program
Thanks to the cooperation of the dental community of central Contra Costa County, we’ve achieved a remarkable 75% decrease in the amount of mercury being discharged into Suisun Bay over the past five years