External Organization/Agencies Links
CALMAX - A free service designed to help businesses find markets for nonhazardous materials they have traditionally discarded. CalMAX helps businesses, industries, and institutions save resources and money. www.ciwmb.ca.gov
Center for Development of Recycling (CDR) - A non-profit, university-based recycling resource for Santa Clara County. www.recyclestuff.org
Door-to-Door Household Hazardous Waste Program for Cupertino residents only - Call Wm At Your Door services (800) 449-7587, or visit WM At Your Door Services to set up an appointment for Residential Pickup of Electronic Waste, Sharps and Household Chemicals, such as household cleaners, paint, fertilizers, thermometers, propane tanks, paint, pool and spa chemicals. Pharmaceuticals will not be collected in the City’s door-to-door collection program at this time. You can dispose of your medications at West Valley Patrol Sub-Station, 1601 S. De Anza Blvd, Cupertino (408) 868-6600. For more info, visit Recology’s website at www.recologysouthbay.com or call (408) 725-4020.
Residents will be provided a 16-gallon bag and kit to ensure safe containment of hazardous waste. Sealed bags will be placed outside the home, safe from the weather (e.g., on a covered porch) for pickup and environmentally-safe disposal by Curbside Inc.
Please Note: If the WM At Your Door Services does not accept specific items, but the Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program does, then the City will allow a Cupertino resident to participate in the County HHW program. Residents must first contact the City for approval at (408) 777-3354 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cupertino Free - Cupertino Free is open to those that have something they no longer need or want. It's a great way to unload items you have around the house that someone else in the community would enjoy, rather than sending it to local landfills. ALL not-for-profit groups are welcome. Our intention is to lend a helping hand to a neighbor in need, build community spirit and be environmentally responsible. groups.yahoo.com/group/CupertinoFree
PG&E Energy Saving Programs & Tips - www.pge.com/myhome/saveenergymoney
The Homeowners Guide - An informative guide about home care and maintenance http://www.homeloans.org/
Build It Green - A professional non-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy and resource-efficient buildings in California. Build It Green connects consumers and building professionals with the tools and technical expertise they need to build quality green buildings. www.builditgreen.org
Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program (SCVURPPP) - The Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program (Program) is an association of thirteen cities and towns in the Santa Clara Valley, together with Santa Clara County and the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Program participants share a common permit to discharge storm water to South San Francisco Bay, California. www.scvurppp.org
Watershed Watch Campaign - The Watershed Watch Campaign is dedicated to raising awareness of how important it is to all living things that we protect the watershed. www.mywatershedwatch.org
Our Water Our World - This website has been developed to assist consumers in managing home and garden pests in a way that helps protect our water - our world. www.ourwaterourworld.org
The City of Cupertino provides these links as a public service and is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided on these websites, nor does it endorse them.