Postal Service Cuts Landfill Waste By 70 Percent In San FranciscoThe U.S. Postal Service in San Francisco is being recognized for its efforts to go green after cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfills by as much as 70 percent over just two years.
Body Found At San Jose Recycling CenterPolice in San Jose were investigating the discovery of a body at a recycling center Wednesday morning.
Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of LandfillsA curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.
South Bay Landfill Prompting 30 Complaints Daily; Neighbors Say Smell Getting WorseA 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.
Sacramento-Area Man Escapes Crushing Death While Trapped Inside Garbage TruckFirefighters 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.
Trash Fire Burns At San Jose LandfillFirefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
Search For Old Atari Games To Go On In New Mexico Organizers plan to dig into a NM landfill for the "worst Atari video game of all time"
Berkeley May Kill Off Hundreds Of Squirrels, Gophers Over Environmental WorriesOne 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 Launches Nation's First Recycled Clothing CampaignSan 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.
Old TV Tubes May End Up At California Landfills, Despite FeesFor 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 Extinguish San Jose Landfill BlazeFirefighters extinguished a large trash fire at the BFI Newby Island Sanitary Landfill in a rural area of Milpitas Saturday night.
Employee Rescued From Sorting Machine At SJ Landfill 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.