Proposed San Francisco Recycling Ordinance Could Saddle Businesses With Steep FinesA proposal to force businesses in San Francisco to recycle their trash correctly or face steep fines is up for a vote.
Juicy Pulp Makes Sweet Treats for Animals at Oakland ZooWasted fruit from juicing usually goes into the compost but, at the Oakland Zoo on Sunday, a local entrepreneur had a better idea.
San Francisco's New Compacting Trash Cans Can't Compost Or Recyclean Francisco is rolling out new "smart" trash cans, but they still don't address the need to recycle and compost. So how smart are they?
San Francisco Shrinks Black Waste Bins, Adds Plastic Bags To Blue Bin Recycling ProgramNew waste and recycling bins and signage explaining the changes have been rolled out in the Sunset District and will spread to the rest of the city over the next two years.
Compost Facility Blamed For Strong Odors In The East BayAn East Bay composting facility has been ordered to stop taking any more green waste shipments at until it gets the smell under control.
Pet Waste Bag Program Aims To Convert SF Dog Poop Into CompostWaste bags that convert poop into compost are being made available to dog owners in San Francisco.
Top 5 Earth Day ResolutionsWho says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.
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.
SF Department Of Environment Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers For Green JobsSan Francisco is hiring for 6 'green' jobs this summer as part of a program called Environment Now.
San Francisco Reports 80 Percent Waste Diversion RateThe city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.
San Francisco Composting Program Marks Million-Ton MilestoneRecycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.
About The Bay: SF Composting Law Keeps Leftover Food From NeedySan Francisco's composting program appears to be taking food out of the mouths of the city's hungry.
ConsumerWatch: Green Utensils Ending Up In LandfillsUtensils that are marketed as compostable or good for the environment are not living up to expectations, according to an environmental group.
San Francisco Compost Giveaway Draws ThousandsRecology and San Francisco's Recreation and Parks Department teamed up once more as thousands lined up for a free compost giveaway on Saturday.