A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.
A landfill may be responsible for a stench plaguing residents in the South Bay that has prompted dozens of air quality complaints on a daily basis.
Firefighters are calling it a miracle: A Sacramento-area man became stuck in the back of a garbage truck for hours, while it’s compacting trash, and survives.
Firefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
Organizers plan to dig into a NM landfill for the “worst Atari video game of all time”
One of the country’s most tolerant and inclusive cities plans to kill off hundreds of its residents over concerns that they are damaging the environment.
San Francisco has become the first city in the country to launch a campaign to recycle clothing in a way similar to how bottles, cans, and cardboard are recycled.
For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.
Firefighters extinguished a large trash fire at the BFI Newby Island Sanitary Landfill in a rural area of Milpitas Saturday night.
San Jose fire personnel Friday morning rescued a 24-year-old man who became stuck in a material chute at the city’s Zanker Road Landfill, a fire department spokesman said.