Hero of the Environment in China

Zhao Zhong, a Chinese grassroot leader and named “Hero of the Environment” by Time Magazine, founded a watchdog group…

Recology proposed new rates for SF customers

Recology, a San Francisco refuse collection and disposal company, plans to increase its rate 24 percent from $27.91 to $34.54…

CleanPowerSF rates more than expected

The new proposed rates for The CleanPowerSF, a program designed to offer 100 percent renewable energy to San Francisco’s residential consumers…

Turn old Christmas tree lights into slipper soles

The old, unwanted Christmas tree lights that Americans throw away every year are shipped to the Chinese town of Shijiao in Guangdong for recycling…

Recycle used cooking oil

During the holiday season, many cities in the Bay Area encourage residents to recycle used cooking oil…

Alameda County residents will need to bring their own bags

Alameda County’s Reusable Bag Ordinance goes into effect on January 1, 2013. When you do holiday shopping, the reusable bag is a great gift idea…

Alameda City Hall installs LED holiday lights

The City of Alameda installs new LED holiday lights at City Hall Powered by 100 percent renewable energy from wind and solar sources…

Re-Create Art Exhibit in downtown Oakland

The “Re-Create” art exhibit, which opens at downtown Oakland, features artworks created from discarded materials by students…

The Southbay’s safe and clean water project

The voters of Santa Clara Valley overwhilmingly passed measure B, the clean, safe water and natual flood prevention program to help ensure the quality…

EPA honors 19 schools for food waste reduction

The US Environmental Protection Agency honors 19 schools from the west coast for pledge to reduce food waste…