Daly City Bans Single-Use Plastics At Food Facilities Starting Next YearDaly City has joined cities around San Mateo County in banning single-use plastics at food facilities, with enforcement starting in 2022.
Coastside Cleanup Group Says Pandemic PPE Is Choking BeachesMasks and gloves may be saving lives on land but they're also bringing death to wildlife in and around our oceans.
Clorox, Coca Cola Among Companies Sued Over Plastic Pollution By Berkeley GroupA Berkeley-based environmental group filed a lawsuit Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court that aims to take on big corporations that pollute the world with plastic.
Oakland Zoo Cuts Sale Of Plastics, Exhibits Recycled-Plastics Animal SculpturesThe Oakland Zoo announced Thursday that it is the latest Bay Area institution to stop selling beverages in plastic bottles.
San Francisco Beach Cleanup Volunteers Track Trash to Shame Litter LeadersAn effort to beautify a popular San Francisco beach on Sunday turned the focus away from those who toss garbage to those who manufacture it.
Life-Size Plastic Whale at Crissy Field to Raise Awareness of Ocean PollutionArtists are putting the finishing touches on an 82-foot-long blue whale made from discarded plastic that will be on display at Crissy Field in San Francisco to raise awareness about ocean pollution.
California Becomes 1st State To Ban Restaurants From Automatically Handing Out StrawsPeople who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to ask for them under a new state law.