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Recycling, Composting System In Dolores Park Unveiled In Response To Abundance Of Trash Left By Picnickers

A pop-up recycling and composting system was unveiled Wednesday in response to an abundance of litter left behind by picnickers at San Francisco’s Dolores Park.

04/15/2015

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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.

04/08/2015

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Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of Landfills

A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.

03/22/2015

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SF Department Of Environment Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers For Green Jobs

San Francisco is hiring for 6 ‘green’ jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.

06/08/2014

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San Francisco Reports 80 Percent Waste Diversion Rate

The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.

10/05/2012

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San Francisco Composting Program Marks Million-Ton Milestone

Recycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.

11/22/2011

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About The Bay: SF Composting Law Keeps Leftover Food From Needy

San Francisco’s composting program appears to be taking food out of the mouths of the city’s hungry.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

Green compostable collection bin, San Francisco (AP)

ConsumerWatch: Green Utensils Ending Up In Landfills

Utensils that are marketed as compostable or good for the environment are not living up to expectations, according to an environmental group.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011

Green compostable collection bin, San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Compost Giveaway Draws Thousands

Recology and San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department teamed up once more as thousands lined up for a free compost giveaway on Saturday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/16/2011

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Good Question: Why Do Compost Piles Heat Up?

Not all piles of rotting food are disgusting. In fact, some are actually cooking up something special. Keith Mattison of Pinole asked this Good Question: Why do compost piles heat up?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/17/2011

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