San Jose Cleans Up Decades-Old Trash, E-Waste From Dry CreeksThere's at least one silver lining to California's four-year drought. In San Jose, volunteers have been able to clean out decades old garbage stuck at the bottom of dry creek beds.
Macy's Looks To Avoid More Fireworks Trash On San Francisco BeachesMacy’s officials said they are working to make changes ahead of Friday night’s fireworks show after a previous show on Saturday led to complaints about debris washing up on the beach at San Francisco’s Aquatic Park.
Former Oakland Pastor Caught On Camera Dumping Trash On Street In His NeighborhoodA local pastor was caught on camera dumping trash on a street in his own West Oakland neighborhood.
Park Officials Remove Trash Cans From Ocean Beach To Promote Cleaner ParkPark Service officials are trying a counter-intuitive method to reduce trash along Ocean Beach, by removing most of the trash cans.
San Jose Approves Hefty Fines For Illegal Dumping Frustrated over the growing problem of illegal dumping, the City of San Jose approved hefty fines for anyone caught dumping furniture or other trash on the street.
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.

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