A fire at a San Francisco recycling warehouse was extinguished after burning for more than nine hours overnight, an acting fire captain said Tuesday.
Consumers who buy a new TV or computer pay an extra fee to dispose of old electronics. But the owner of a company that disposes of electronic waste has made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees, and left behind quite a mess.
SAN RAFAEL (KPIX 5) – After noticing how many markers get thrown away, students at Sun Valley Elementary in San Rafael took action. The school’s Green Team petitioned Crayola, responsible for making half a billion […]
The state Senate has rejected a bill that would have phased out the use of single-use plastic checkout bags in grocery, drug and convenience stores.
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.