Marin County Woman Leads Push Get Amazon To Pick Up And Reuse All Those BoxesEvery day, thousands and thousands of online Amazon orders are delivered in a boxes. Now there’s a push to cut down on all that cardboard, and it is largely the work of one determined Marin County woman’s petition.
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.
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?
Berkeley Considers Crackdown On Disposable Plastic Food ContainersBerkeley considers a trailblazing idea to curb the use of disposable food containers. It could result in people paying more for to-go items.
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.
Petaluma Police Looking For Who’s Targeting Trucks, Stealing Catalytic ConvertersPetaluma police say in the last week, 17 trucks have had their catalytic converters stolen, most likely for the value of their recyclable metal.
Mom From Minimalist Mill Valley Family Offers Tips For Zero-Waste LifestyleA Mill Valley family practices a minimalist lifestyle to say the least. The mom from this "zero-waste" lifestyle even makes her own makeup.
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.
What Happens When We Don't Go GreenFrom numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisor Proposes City’s New Big Buildings Use Gray WaterSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing legislation that would require large new buildings in the city to use gray water in toilets and for irrigation.
Alameda County Wants Libraries To Stop Throwing Out BooksAn Alameda County supervisor is asking libraries to stop throwing out thousands and thousands of books.
Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda CountyA pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.
Inside Levi's Stadium: Environmentally-Friendly Facility May Be NFL's GreenestMajor stadium use a massive amount of energy and create a lot of waste. But Levi's Stadium is different. In fact, it could be the greenest in the NFL.
Marin County Unveils Program That Turns Food Scraps, Sewage Into Energy Marin County’s garbage and sewer services have teamed up to turn food scraps and wastewater into energy in a new program unveiled Tuesday in San Rafael.
North Bay Politician Pushing For Statewide Ban Of Plastic Shopping BagsAssemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, is expressing confidence in his ability to convince his colleagues in Sacramento to support the nation's first statewide ban of disposable, plastic shopping bags.