San Francisco firefighters have brought a two-alarm fire at a recycling warehouse near the Bayshore Caltrain station under control Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
San Francisco police say they’re going to start going after recycling pirates who have been raiding residents bins.
San Francisco’s Refuse Collection and Disposal Rate Board has finalized a 22 percent rate increase that will go into effect for trash collection service in the city starting Thursday, August 1.
Two people, including a young girl, were injured Wednesday morning after being struck a garbage truck along San Francisco’s waterfront, police said.
The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.
Illegal recycling is taking its toll on a growing number of San Francisco residents complaining about nightly noise, scattered trash and theft of property on city streets.
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.
Christmas trees in San Francisco will be used as biofuel as part of the city’s 25th annual “Treecycling” program.
San Francisco will start turning Christmas trees into woodchips the first week in January.
Recycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.