Bay Area Lawmaker Proposes Reforms For Recycling Bottles, CansAssemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is seeking to reshape the way bottles and cans are recycled throughout the state, his office announced Monday.
Over 20 Percent Of California's Recycling Centers Shut DownMore than a fifth of California’s recycling redemption centers have closed in the last year, stripping consumers of easy access to recycling and limiting their ability to collect the deposits they made when purchasing bottles and cans.
Trader Joe's Recalls Ginger Ale After Reports Of Bottles ExplodingTrader Joe's has issued a voluntary recall of its Triple Ginger Brew brand of ginger ale following reports of unopened bottles shattering and exploding from customers.
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.
Nonstick Coating From LiquiGlide Solves Problem Of Content Stuck In Bottom Of Bottles, ContainersThe Massachusetts-based company creates permanently wet slippery surfaces that allow viscous liquids to slide easily.
Tech Millionaire Anonymously Gifting Bottles Of Wine To Bay Area DinersA woman known only as the “Secret Somm” has been anonymously gifting diners at Bay Area restaurants with free bottles of wine.
Some Corona Beers Recalled Over Possible Glass Particles In BottlesBeer drinkers may want to check their bottles after Constellation Brands announced a recall of some Corona Extra bottles that may contain small particles of glass.
Protesters Fight Against Eviction Of San Francisco's Last Non-Profit Recycling CenterProtesters briefly gathered this morning to voice their opposition to the eviction of San Francisco's last non-profit recycling centers.
Suspected Drunk Driver Threw Beer Bottles From Car During San Mateo ChaseSan Mateo police arrested an alleged drunken driver who evaded police Saturday and chucked beer bottles from his vehicle during the noontime pursuit, officails said Wednesday.
SF’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban Proposal Puts Industry Against Environmentalists San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.
Man With Multiple Alcohol Bottles In Car Arrested On DUI In PetalumaA 60-year-old man found with multiple bottles of alcohol in his car was arrested in Petaluma on Sunday afternoon, a police sergeant said.
St. Helena Winery Pulling Bottles From Ocean Floor In Aging ExperimentA California winery is recovering four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon that have aged on the floor of Charleston Harbor for the past three months.