NorCal Recycling Center Worker Saves Tiny Kitten Spotted On Conveyer BeltA worker at a Northern California recycling center saved a tiny kitten from certain death when he spotted the animal heading down a conveyor belt.
Alameda Co. To Fine Businesses, Multi-Family Property Owners Who Don’t RecycleBusiness and property owners in Alameda County who don’t recycle their waste may soon be receiving hefty fines.
Audit Finds San Jose Recycling Bins Contain Up To 40 Percent Household GarbageThe whole idea behind recycling is that clean paper, plastics and metals are collected and shipped off to be reused. But at San Jose's sorting station the reality is a lot messier than that.
Oakland Vietnam War Refugee, Recycling CEO Brings Expertise Back To HomelandThe lives and fortunes of thousands of Vietnamese refugees changed with their exodus from Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War 40 years ago this month. Among those seeking a new start in the U.S., perhaps no refugee embraced the American dream as fiercely as David Duong.
Recycling, Composting System In Dolores Park Unveiled In Response To Abundance Of Trash Left By PicnickersA 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.
Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of LandfillsA curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.
San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With 'Chipping Of Trees' Civic Center EventResidents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.
Oakland Waste Management Workers Back On The Job After Weeklong StrikeWaste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.
Recycling Crews Strike In San Leandro, OaklandRecycling workers at the Waste Management walked off the job in the East Bay Friday.
Oakland Accuses Waste Management Of Dirty Tricks In Campaign To Overturn New Garbage ContractAfter Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. Officials are accusing Waste Management of dirty tricks as they attempt to gather signatures.
California Plans To Vote On New Water Bond Measure For November ElectionPressed by a deadline and California's severe drought, state lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a measure that would swap out an existing water bond on the November ballot.
Bay Area Water Agencies Get Tough On Water-WastersBay Area water agencies are getting tough on water-wasters. The Dublin-San Ramon Services District is slapping big fines on repeat offenders.