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Environmental groups, local governments, waste haulers and recyclers are supporting a bill that would revamp the state’s ineffective recycling system. (Jason Finn/Alamy Stock/New York Times)

California aims to ban recycling symbols on things that aren’t recyclable

‘It’s a basic truth-in-advertising concept’

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

Recycle For Veterans, which did a cleanup in Los Angeles on Earth Day, will be in the Bay Area. (Courtesy Tyler Robison and Kevin Savage)

Marine veterans combat SF’s pandemic pollution with brand-new cleanup effort

‘I wanted to build a community that allowed people to have a purpose again’

  • Aug 27, 2021

 

Zero Grocery is among the Bay Area organizations delivering groceries in plastic-free packaging. (Screenshot)

Bye Trump, hello hope: SF can show US what’s possible

City’s climate efforts will shine under new administration

 

(Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Eco pop-up at Dolores Park deemed success for second year running

Attempts to keep busy Dolores Park clean and tidy this summer, while…

(Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)
An employee operates the recycling separator at the U.S. Postal Service's recycling hub on Evans Street in San Francisco

US Post Offices in San Francisco improve dismal recycling rates

The U.S. Post Offices in San Francisco are stepping up efforts to…

An employee operates the recycling separator at the U.S. Postal Service's recycling hub on Evans Street in San Francisco
Our Planet Recycling on Bayshore Boulevard is one of the few remaining recycling centers in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Old state recycling law needs new life

Last September, Kayren Hudiburgh, who owns Good Life Grocery in Potrero Hill…

Our Planet Recycling on Bayshore Boulevard is one of the few remaining recycling centers in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF’s landfill contract includes consumer fees to reach ‘zero waste’ after 2020

It will take more than handing out 600 reusable coffee mugs labeled…

(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoOrs Csaszar

Recycling before sunrise: New shuttle bus filling a void

At 4:34 a.m. on a recent Monday, hours before sunrise, an elderly…

Mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoOrs Csaszar
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With recycling centers dwindling in SF, one operator plans to bring the people to his business

As San Francisco evicts recycling centers and blocks new ones from opening,…

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Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerOrs Csaszar

Debate heats up over SF’s dwindling recycling centers

As many of San Francisco's recycling centers are being shut down through…

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Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photoIn this photo taken Friday

California’s plastic bag recycling law lacks oversight

Seeking to reduce the number of plastic shopping bags cluttering California's beaches…

Rich Pedroncelli/AP file photoIn this photo taken Friday
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMultiple burglaries: The Civic Center Community Benefit District offices have been burglarized twice in recent weeks; a computer and a desk were among the items reported stolen.

Nonprofit alleges retaliation for reporting illegal recyclers

Scavengers who illegally collect bottles and cans from recycling bins in San…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMultiple burglaries: The Civic Center Community Benefit District offices have been burglarized twice in recent weeks; a computer and a desk were among the items reported stolen.
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HANC looking for alternatives to stay open after eviction

The eviction of the recycling center in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood is on…

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Courtesy photoJessica Robinson.

Recycle Woman gears up for work with Al Gore project

Alameda actress and environmentalist Jessica Robinson — who made the short film…

Courtesy photoJessica Robinson.
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1 million tons composted in San Francisco

It was one small step for the compost truck and one big…

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Talk trash on SF Recycles' Facebook page

In a city that is green enough to have mandatory composing laws…

How to give landfills a break during holidays

Amy Norris, the spokeswoman for the state’s CalRecycle, wants to help you…

Christmas tree recycling to begin first week of January

San Francisco residents can start recycling their Christmas trees beginning the first…

The Green Police are after you

Do you recycle? If not, get ready for a visit from the…

Two arrested in electronic waste recycling fraud case

Two managers of a San Jose-based electronics and metal waste recycling warehouse…