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CALLING EVERYONE LOOKING TO GREEN THEIR CITY!In less 4 hours, weâ€™re going to be jumpstarting our LIVE conversation at City Hall with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and we want YOU to be there! This will be the exciting finale to our Green Talks series where weâ€™ve been inviting you to discuss the hard-hitting green [...]
California administrative rulemakers recently moved a step closer toreforming the section of the California Environmental Quality Act(CEQA) that has compelled cities to focus undue attention on the
San Francisco already diverts over 72% of its waste from landfills thanks to rigorous recycling efforts, and now the city is set to cut down on trash even more with the countryâ€™s first mandatory composting law, which took effect yesterday. Residents and businesses now have six weeks to start composting food waste, plant trimmings, and [...]
Innovative ideas surface when Los Gatos, Saratoga school group gathers for special green get-together
A call for more recycling bins, better drinking water fountains and ways to submit homework electronically were just a few of the ideas that came out of a lively meeting held by students from Los Gatos and Saratoga high schools.
Photo via Green IncWhen I reported earlier this year that San Francisco was instituting a law making it mandatory to recycle and compost--lest citizens face a $500 fine--it was met with mixed reactions. Some were worried that such a law would infringe upon citizens' freedoms. Well, that fear can be laid to rest. San Franciscans already love the new law--and it didn't even officially go into eff...
Has it ever struck you as hypocritical when supermarket bags proclaim themselves "recyclable" and "reusable"? The formulation begs the question of whether they, themselves, reduce the use of resources by being made from recycle d fiber. I mean, they're ugly brown bags: Let's not use a sparkling...
While mandatory recycling laws are something starting to take shape in several cities across America, San Francisco is moving things a step further by requiring...
Here is something fun that we, at Tropical Sky have written for our Readers! What would it be like if you couldnâ€™t fly to the Caribbean?
WorldChanging Team by Matthew Roth If you're interested in the power of parking policy to reduce congestion and make streets more livable, the most exciting place...
Mother Jones' Josh Harkinson reports: Political disagreements with the USÂ Chamber of Commerce have prompted the San Francisco Chamber to drop out of a program that automatically enrolled many of its members in the national group. "Given the controversy over the...