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.
San Jose Pilot Program Converts Residents’ Food Scraps Into Animal FeedFood scraps will be turned into animal feed under a new pilot program for San Jose residents that will help the city move closer to its goal of zero waste by 2022.
Earth Day Challenge Asks People To Carry Trash Around With ThemHow much trash do you throw away in a day? You might be surprised, especially if you had to carry it along.
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.
'Brolympics' Blamed For This Weekend’s Excessive Trash At San Francisco’s Fort MasonThe good, the bad and the ugly were on display at the meadow at Fort Mason this weekend. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) said plenty of trash was left behind following a non-permitted event.
Dog Finds Abandoned Puppies Alive In Trash Bag At Pleasant Hill ParkThree very young terrier puppies are alive and well after being found in a trash bag Tuesday near a garbage can in Pleasant Hill’s Paso Nogal Park, Contra Costa County animal control officials said.
Recycling Crews Strike In San Leandro, OaklandRecycling workers at the Waste Management walked off the job in the East Bay Friday.
'Uninhabitable' Palo Alto Home On Market For $1.8MA home that may be infested with rodents is on the market in Palo Alto with a staggering asking price.
San Jose Councilman Suggests Hiring Homeless To Clean Blighted Freeway RampsSan Jose is trying to figure out who will clean up the trash at a freeway off ramp being called an embarrassment, and the answer may be homeless people.
Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay NeighborhoodNeighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.
Oakland Mayor, Garbage Companies Reach DealA tentative agreement has been reached to settle a dispute over the city of Oakland's garbage contract.