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Man fills drums for free recycled water fill station in Dublin. (CBS)

Recycled Water Fill Station Opens In Sonoma As County Looks To Deal With Drought

As California’s drought continues to shrink water supplies, a Sonoma County utility is looking to recycled water as a new source.

08/31/2015

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Bay Area’s Tri-Valley Residents Keep Recycled Sewer Water In Demand

Many of the Bay Area’s Tri-Valley residents can’t get enough of treated sewer water used for plants, trees and lawns. It’s so much that the Dublin-San Ramon Services District is having a tough time keeping up with demand.

05/12/2015

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Oregon Brewers Use Purified Recycled Wastewater To Make Beer

A brew crew in Oregon has come up with a resourceful way of making beer from recycled and purified wastewater. But does it pass the taste test? And will drought-stricken California catch on?

04/29/2015

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

Apple Challenge To Conventional Computer Design

Larry Magid: Earth Day Tech Tips

To mark this year’s Earth Day we’ve compiled a list of what tech users should be concerned about when it comes to the environment.

04/22/2014

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ConsumerWatch: Recycled Email Accounts Posing Privacy Problem

Yahoo is giving away email addresses that have gone unused for at least 12 months. This poses security problems when sensitive information intended for the original user is sent to the addresses.

11/13/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Levi Strauss To Begin Selling Jeans Made With Recycle Plastic

Levi Strauss, San Francisco’s jeans makers, is now making “green” jeans with materials straight from the recycling bin.

10/26/2012

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San Jose Company Building Bikes With Reclaimed Wood

Most of us have all ridden a bicycle at least once in our lives. From the heavy, banana seat monsters we tooled around the neighborhood in during the seventies to the sleek, light-as-a-feather carbon fiber road bikes of today.

01/17/2012

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Organic and Sustainable Fashion Finds

Designers deliver chic and sustainable, at every price point in every neighborhood. Hop on your bike and head to these eco-fabulous Bay Area boutiques. Green is always in season!

01/17/2011