A new pilot program in Palo Alto calls for the elimination of black garbage bins in favor of a two can system for compost and recyclables.
For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.
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.
For years, California consumers have to pay an extra fee when they buy a new TV or computer to recycle old electronics that can’t be thrown in the garbage. But that may change.
Berkeley, long a haven of green consumerism is looking to expand its plastic recycling, but surprisingly, the plan is facing opposition from hardcore environmentalists.
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.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering a company that shreds and recycles scrap metal to stop discharging a rash of toxic pollutants into the San Francisco Bay.
Recycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.
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.
Alameda County’s top recyclers faced off Monday morning after a three-month recycling contest to determine who was best at separating cans from food scraps from landfill waste at a tie-breaking “sort-off.”