Palo Alto Officials Make Moves To Reduce Construction Waste In LandfillsThe Palo Alto City Council on Wednesday enacted sweeping changes to how homes are demolished and built within the city, hoping to reduce the amount construction waste that ends up in landfills.
Woman Whose Body Was Found in East Bay Landfill IdentifiedThe body of 23-year-old Karina Banta of Hayward was found Monday afternoon at a landfill on Altamont Pass Road near Livermore. Authorities consider the death suspicious.
Workers Make Gruesome Discovery At East Bay LandfillWorkers discovered a human body Monday afternoon among the piles of debris dumped at the Altamont Landfill.
San Francisco Bay Area Cities Built On Landfill Are Sinking Faster, Study FindsA new study says parts of the Bay Area are sinking faster than expected.
Wildfire Debris Causes Problems At Sonoma County LandfillThe Sonoma County landfill has been packed with debris from the fires and it's caused some major gridlock for trucks trying to get in.
South Bay Landfill Neighbors Protest ExpansionProtesters gathered Sunday at the Newby Island Landfill on the San Jose-Milpitas border.
Weight Of Cheap Commodities Crushing North Bay Recycling CompanyFor 60 years, Joe Garbarino has been moving Marin’s trash, and for many of those years he could do it at a healthy profit. Not any more.
Postal Service Cuts Landfill Waste By 70 Percent In San FranciscoThe U.S. Postal Service in San Francisco is being recognized for its efforts to go green after cutting the amount of waste it sends to landfills by as much as 70 percent over just two years.
Body Found At San Jose Recycling CenterPolice in San Jose were investigating the discovery of a body at a recycling center Wednesday morning.
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.
South Bay Landfill Prompting 30 Complaints Daily; Neighbors Say Smell Getting WorseA landfill may be responsible for a stench plaguing residents in the South Bay that has prompted dozens of air quality complaints on a daily basis.
Sacramento-Area Man Escapes Crushing Death While Trapped Inside Garbage TruckFirefighters are calling it a miracle: A Sacramento-area man became stuck in the back of a garbage truck for hours, while it's compacting trash, and survives.
Trash Fire Burns At San Jose LandfillFirefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
Search For Old Atari Games To Go On In New Mexico Organizers plan to dig into a NM landfill for the "worst Atari video game of all time"
Berkeley May Kill Off Hundreds Of Squirrels, Gophers Over Environmental WorriesOne of the country’s most tolerant and inclusive cities plans to kill off hundreds of its residents over concerns that they are damaging the environment.