Berkeley, long a haven of green consumerism is looking to expand its plastic recycling, but surprisingly, the plan is facing opposition from hardcore environmentalists.
One of the strongest pro-bicyclist laws in the country could soon be adopted in San Francisco. It would require owners of commercial buildings in San Francisco to provide secure bicycle parking for employees.
Eco Top Chef Marin is seen as a fun, hands-on event for middle school kids while also serving its educational purposes.
Christmas trees in San Francisco will be used as biofuel as part of the city’s 25th annual “Treecycling” program.
A high school in the Napa Valley is only three years old but already it has set the standard for being environmentally friendly.
The Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.
The state treasurer is calling California’s tax break program for clean energy companies a “wise and needed one” despite the failure of its most high-profile recipient—the solar startup Solyndra.
California has halted an alternative energy program following the bankruptcy of Solyndra, a Fremont solar company that received $25 million in state tax breaks.
San Jose is trying to expand its investment in solar energy, with a proposal to put solar panels on more than two dozen city owned buildings, a project that fits in nicely with the city’s green goals.
One of the busiest pedestrian corridors in San Francisco has been transformed into a high-tech, environmentally friendly space.