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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Emeryville Businesses: Get Help with Donating Surplus Food and Recycling Compliance Needs

Surplus Food Inventory?  The Food Bank Needs It.

With restaurants ordered to close or limited to delivery and take-out orders, many food service businesses have more inventory than they can use. Meanwhile, the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) is seeing an increased need in the community as many residents have lost their income. Please consider donating surplus food inventory from your business. It’s easy with ACCFB’s online food donation form

Types of food accepted:
Meat, bread, produce, dairy, ready-to-eat items, dry and shelf-stable staples, canned proteins, healthy snacks, and some non-food items.

Not accepted:
Prepared food, such as trays of lasagna, rice, etc. 

*Please note that donated food must be in sealed packages with labels that include ingredients and allergens.

Donate Food from Your Business


Other ways to help the ACCFB:

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AC Waste Management Authority is (Still) Here to Help!

Alameda County Waste Management Authority’s technical assistance team is currently not making site visits, but can still support your business or organization via email, phone or video conference. 

They can help with:

  • Changes in garbage, recycling or organics collection service
  • Virtual staff trainings
  • Free indoor green bin and sticker requests
    *Delivery of free bins and stickers is on hold at this time, but orders can be placed now for delivery later. 
  • Plans for a new or improved recycling setup at your site after shelter in place restrictions are lifted 

Request Free Assistance

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