A lot of us try to recycle and reduce our waste, but there is one North Bay family that has us all beat – tossing out only a quart of garbage each year.
State toxic substances regulators have fined a large hazardous waste dump in Central California more than $300,000 for failing to report 72 small spills over a four-year period.
The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.
A recently-obtained survey by the United States Navy indicates that radioactive contamination on San Francisco’s Treasure Island may be more widespread than previously thought, creating a potential snag for redevelopment plans.
The California Energy Commission is adopting new efficiency rules for cell phone and other types of electronics chargers.
Berkeley has moved another step closer to adopting a Yellow Pages program that would make it easy for locals to decline delivery. The goal is to eliminate the estimated 50,000 Berkeley phone books that go from the front porch, straight into the recycling bin.
The average person produces about 4.5 pounds of waste in Calif. But in Mill Valley, the Johnson family only produces about two hands fulls of waste every six months.
Sales of bottled water could soon be a thing of the past in San Francisco-sponsored events, if some city officials have their way. A statement from the city outlined the specifics of the water bottle […]