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A view of the grass and suite tower at Levis Stadium. CBS)

Inside Levi’s Stadium: Environmentally-Friendly Facility May Be NFL’s Greenest

Major stadium use a massive amount of energy and create a lot of waste. But Levi’s Stadium is different. In fact, it could be the greenest in the NFL.

07/25/2014

A pile of food scraps ready to be pulverized and combined with sewage to generate biogas. (CBS)

Marin County Unveils Program That Turns Food Scraps, Sewage Into Energy

Marin County’s garbage and sewer services have teamed up to turn food scraps and wastewater into energy in a new program unveiled Tuesday in San Rafael.

03/19/2014

Plastic Bag

North Bay Politician Pushing For Statewide Ban Of Plastic Shopping Bags

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, is expressing confidence in his ability to convince his colleagues in Sacramento to support the nation’s first statewide ban of disposable, plastic shopping bags.

02/11/2013

Garbage Truck. (CBS)

San Francisco Reports 80 Percent Waste Diversion Rate

The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.

10/05/2012

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 Arrested During Milpitas Copper Theft

Two San Jose men were arrested on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a commercial building in Milpitas on Friday morning, police said.

07/12/2012

Prescription Drugs

ConsumerWatch: Palo Alto Startup Prevents Waste Of Medications

Sirum, run by volunteers and Stanford University Students, created an online system that allows health facilities to donate unused medication to county operated pharmacies.

04/09/2012

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Recycle Bin Poaching Ban Proposed In Alameda County

Alameda County officials are looking to put a stop to people pilfering from recycle bins, making off with bottles and can and leaving a mess behind.

CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Deborah Moore (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: East Bay Mom Shows Students The Green Way

Do you know that in one year a typical size school emits 2,000 tons of carbon dioxide, uses about 3 tons of paper and generates nearly 20,000 pounds of garbage?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/19/2011

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