Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Thursday announced new services added to the city’s recycling program that begins on July 1.
June 25, 2015
California Waste Solutions CEO, David Duong, Vice President, Kristina Duong and Chief Operations Officer, Joel Corona, joined with other City officials and our Oakland waste management partner, Waste Management of Alameda County, to announce changes to the Oakland Recycles program that includes expanding CWS’ recycling service area to the entire city of Oakland.
The ceremony included a display of the new “Clean Air” CNG trucks California Waste Solutions and Waste Management will be using to service Oakland’s neighborhoods. The new trucks will significantly reduce neighborhood air pollution as well as lower truck noise.
Starting July 1, Oakland Recycles, in partnership with Waste Management and California Waste Solutions will begin providing the new services to help fulfill the city’s zero waste goals, that are planned to eventually eliminate sending any waste materials from Oakland to landfills.
Mayor Schaaf said:
“Our consumers can feel great that they are doing their part to help climate change, save the planet, and also make our streets more beautiful.”
In his remarks, CWS Chief Operating Officer, Joel Corona noted that California Waste Solutions, as a local company, recruits and hires local residents for quality union jobs who are trained to provide world class recycling services.
“ The City Council, the Mayor and the residents of Oakland have enabled our company to grow and thrive in this great City. We pledge, that as we expand our service area to all of Oakland, we will provide great customer service at the lowest cost possible. As well, CWS will continue it’s tradition of reaching out and working with community and neighborhood groups to promote recycling, environmental sustainability and local hiring.”
Following the speeches, Mayor Schaff posed with the company leadership in front of one of our gleaming new “Clean Air” CNG trucks.