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Bea Johnson's family has generated only this small jar of waste over the last 11 months. (CBS)

Mom From Minimalist Mill Valley Family Offers Tips For Zero-Waste Lifestyle

A Mill Valley family practices a minimalist lifestyle to say the least. The mom from this “zero-waste” lifestyle even makes her own makeup.

04/20/2015

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Recycling, Composting System In Dolores Park Unveiled In Response To Abundance Of Trash Left By Picnickers

A pop-up recycling and composting system was unveiled Wednesday in response to an abundance of litter left behind by picnickers at San Francisco’s Dolores Park.

04/15/2015

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What Happens When We Don’t Go Green

From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.

04/09/2015

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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.

04/08/2015

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisor Proposes City’s New Big Buildings Use Gray Water

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing legislation that would require large new buildings in the city to use gray water in toilets and for irrigation.

04/07/2015

Dorothea Dorenz shared some photos taken by someone in the library showing dozens and dozens of books thrown away. (CBS SF)

Alameda County Wants Libraries To Stop Throwing Out Books

An Alameda County supervisor is asking libraries to stop throwing out thousands and thousands of books.

02/06/2015

A truck loaded with used mattresses (CBS)

Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda County

A pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.

01/27/2015

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

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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

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