CA extends HOV stickers for greener vehicles

HOV stickers

California Senate Committee on Transportation approved a legislation that extends the “Green Sticker” program, allowing the latest generation of low-emission vehicles…

National Fix-a-Leak Week

More than 1 trillion gallons of water are wasted in U.S. homes each year from leaks that are easy to fix…

Confusion around California’s shark fin ban

California’s shark fin ban has caused confusion among restaurants which are still selling shark fin soup…

Reusable bag ordinance goes to vote in Redwood City

Shoppers may soon be forced to carry a reusable bag or cough up a dime to pay for a single-use paper bag when they shop in Redwood City…

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…