Environmental Waste

Mining

California Gold Rush-Era Discards Could Be New-Tech Bonanza

There’s a rush in the U.S. to find key components of cellphones, televisions, and other electronic devices, and old mine tailings piles scattered around the West just might be the answer.

07/21/2013

Prescription Drugs

‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’ At Bay Area Police Stations

San Francisco’s Police Department is taking part in Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in an effort to curtail misuse and environmental waste.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/30/2011

UC Berkeley

Cal Students To Vote On Proposed Water Bottle Ban

In an attempt to cut waste by 75 percent next year, campaign organizers at UC Berkeley will introduce a ballot initiative for the student election to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on campus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/02/2011

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