Trash

Greg Dalton carries garbage in his backpack as part of the "Trash On Your Back Challenge." (CBS)

Earth Day Challenge Asks People To Carry Trash Around With Them

How much trash do you throw away in a day? You might be surprised, especially if you had to carry it along.

04/22/2015

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Recycling, Composting System In Dolores Park Unveiled In Response To Abundance Of Trash Left By Picnickers

A 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.

04/15/2015

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Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of Landfills

A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.

03/22/2015

A view of the trash left behind at Fort Mason in San Francisco following the Fourth of July gathering. (CBS)

‘Brolympics’ Blamed For This Weekend’s Excessive Trash At San Francisco’s Fort Mason

The 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.

03/16/2015

Three puppies rescued from a trash bin at Paso Nogal Park in Pleasant Hill. (Contra Costa Animal Services)

Dog Finds Abandoned Puppies Alive In Trash Bag At Pleasant Hill Park

Three 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.

01/20/2015

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Recycling Crews Strike In San Leandro, Oakland

Recycling workers at the Waste Management walked off the job in the East Bay Friday.

10/24/2014

This uninhabitable Palo Alto home went on the market for $1.8-million. (CBS)

‘Uninhabitable’ Palo Alto Home On Market For $1.8M

A home that may be infested with rodents is on the market in Palo Alto with a staggering asking price.

10/21/2014

Trash near a freeway ramp in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Councilman Suggests Hiring Homeless To Clean Blighted Freeway Ramps

San 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.

10/05/2014

A family of raccoons. (Wisc. DNR)

Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay Neighborhood

Neighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.

09/22/2014

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Oakland Mayor, Garbage Companies Reach Deal

A tentative agreement has been reached to settle a dispute over the city of Oakland’s garbage contract.

09/19/2014

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