Gov. Newsom Suspends 10-Cent Grocery Bag Charge During Coronavirus PandemicCalifornians won't be charged 10 cents per bag at the grocery store and retailers can again hand out thinner, single-use plastic bags under an executive order signed Thursday by the governor.
San Jose Hopes To Cut Plastic Waste With Cutting-Edge Recycling FacilityThe city of San Jose is trying to lure a cutting-edge recycling company to the area in hopes of building a facility that would recycle single-use and so-called dirty plastics.
Stanford Study Shows Plastics-Gobbling Mealworms Safe to Use As Feed StockMealworms may be part of a solution to the global plastic-waste problem. A new Stanford study shows the little larvae can even digest toxic Styrofoam yet still remain safe to feed to animals.
SFO Announces Ban on Sale of Single-Use Plastic Water BottlesSan Francisco International Airport is making history by becoming the first major U.S. airport to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles.
Huge Boom Towed Out Golden Gate To Cleanup Great Pacific Trash PatchA 2,000-foot long floating boom was towed out to sea Saturday from the San Francisco Bay to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch -- an zone of floating trash between between Hawaii and California the size of Texas.
Santa Cruz Battles Plastic Waste One Take-Out Order At A TimeThe next time you get take-out in Santa Cruz, you may just be saving the planet.