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.
Officials with the East Bay city have proposed bringing in San Francisco’s trash by barge and hauling it to Keller Canyon Landfill.
The trash talk came from near and far Wednesday as the supervisors debated who should collect the city’s garbage, and whether it should be shipped all the way to Yuba County.
A proposal that would have San Francisco sending its trash to a landfill in Yuba County is moving closer to reality.
BAY POINT, Calif. (KCBS) _ Tuesday marks the fifth day a team of volunteers and police investigators will search the Keller Canyon Landfill in Bay Point to look for the body of a missing Hercules resident.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) – A green business that specializes in diverting textile materials from landfills is establishing itself in the Bay Area.