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.
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.
The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.
Two San Jose men were arrested on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a commercial building in Milpitas on Friday morning, police said.
Sirum, run by volunteers and Stanford University Students, created an online system that allows health facilities to donate unused medication to county operated pharmacies.
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.
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?