A work stoppage has delayed garbage service in Fremont and Union City, officials in those cities said.
Hundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.
One person was injured in a Dumpster fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.
A new pilot program in Palo Alto calls for the elimination of black garbage bins in favor of a two can system for compost and recyclables.
The body of a 30-year-old man was found at the North Bay Corp.’s garbage transfer station near Petaluma Friday afternoon, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.
A judge upheld a law that is scheduled to go into effect next month that would extend San Francisco’s ban on the use of plastic bags in retail establishments, according to the city attorney’s office.
Mounds of trash blanketed the Great Meadow at Fort Mason on Thursday, remnants of a July 4 celebration staff at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area believe the crowds purposefully and wantonly left behind.
With warm weather comes festivals, particularly music festivals like Live 105′s BFD 2012 coming to the Shoreline Amphitheatre, Saturday, June 2nd…
A measure on the June ballot in San Francisco would require the city’s waste collection services be put up for competitive bidding, but the proposal’s opponents claim it would create an unnecessary bureaucratic headache.