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  • recycled water sign
  • The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District wants to use purple fire hydrants and sprinkler heads to help utilize recycled water.
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martinez, water, recycling, drought, jerry brown, news
  • Sims Metal Recycling plant fire
  • Investigators say a fire at a Redwood City scrap metal recycling facility last month appears to be the work of an arsonist.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, san jose, spare the air, peninsula news
  • A puppy found filthy and injured in a San Francisco recycling center last month has now recovered and is ready for adoption.
  • An injured puppy rescued from a recycling conveyor belt in San Francisco last month will be adopted by a Recology employee.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, san francisco news
  • A puppy found filthy and injured in a San Francisco recycling center last month has now recovered and is ready for adoption.
  • A puppy found filthy and injured in a San Francisco recycling center last month has now recovered and is ready for adoption.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, san francisco news
  • Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy that had apparently been thrown away.
  • The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will honor two Recology employees who rescued a puppy from a recycling conveyor belt.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, san francisco news
  • recyclable bags
  • San Jose shoppers have gotten so good at bringing their own bags, the city isn't going to increase the 10 cent fee as planned.
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san jose, recycling, campbell, south bay news, david louie
  • recyclable bags
  • San Jose shoppers have gotten so good at bringing their own bags, the city isn't going to increase the 10 cent fee as planned.
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recycling, san jose, campbell, local news
  • Styrofoam food containers
  • On Wednesday, San Jose will become the largest California city to eliminate foam containers for multi-restaurant chains.
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san jose, recycling, chuck reed, laws, south bay news
  • Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy that had apparently been thrown away.
  • Workers at a trash processing facility in SF discovered a 10-week-old puppy that was wrapped inside a plastic bag.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, san francisco news, lilian kim
  • Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy that had apparently been thrown away.
  • It seems that just about everyone wants to adopt a 10-week-old puppy who was thrown in the trash and left for dead in San Francisco.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, news
  • Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy that had apparently been thrown away.
  • It seems that just about everyone wants to adopt a 10-week-old puppy who was thrown in the trash and left for dead in San Francisco.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, san francisco news, lilian kim
  • Phones ringing off the hook for abandoned puppy in SF
  • Phones have been ringing off the hook for a dog that was found abandoned at San Francisco recycling center.
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animal, animals in peril, recology, recycling, news
  • Workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found an injured 10-week-old puppy that had apparently been thrown away.
  • Workers at a trash processing facility in SF discovered a 10-week-old puppy that was wrapped inside a plastic bag, but still alive.
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recycling, recology, animals in peril, animal, news
  • Sims Metal Recycling plant fire
  • Investigators are looking into what caused a fire at the Sims Metal Management Yard in Redwood City on Tuesday morning.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, san jose, spare the air, peninsula news, vic lee
  • Sims Metal Recycling plant fire
  • An early morning fire at the Sims Metal Management Yard in Redwood City sent plumes of acrid smoke into the air, adding to the already poor air quality in the Bay Area Tuesday.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, san jose, spare the air, news
  • Redwood City metal plant fire prompts advisory
  • Investigators are looking into what caused a fire at the Sims Metal Management Yard in Redwood City on Tuesday morning.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, news
  • Sims Metal Recycling plant fire
  • Firefighters have contained a blaze at the Sims Metal Management Yard in Redwood City on Seaport Boulevard.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, news
  • Cause unknown in toxic Redwood City fire
  • The cause of the fire at the Sims Metal Management Yard is still unknown, but some residents could still smell burning plastic.
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redwood city, recycling, fire, pollution, bay area air quality management district, news
  • Redwood City debris fire
  • The cause of the fire at the Sims Metal Management Yard is still unknown, but some residents could still smell burning plastic.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, peninsula news, wayne freedman
  • Advisory lifted for fire at plant in Redwood City
  • A shelter-in-place health advisory has been lifted this morning after a fire at a Redwood City recycling facility.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, news
  • Redwood City debris fire
  • A metal debris fire in Redwood City led officials to issue a shelter-in-place warning and health advisories for several Peninsula cities.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, peninsula news
  • Redwood City debris fire
  • A metal debris fire in Redwood City led officials to issue a shelter-in-place warning and health advisories for several Peninsula cities.
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redwood city, menlo park, palo alto, fire, recycling, peninsula news
  • Recycling center
  • Starting Friday, you can no longer co-mingle materials that are designated as California Redemption Value containers with stuff that isn't.
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laws, recycling, california news
  • Firefighters work to put out recycling center fire
  • Firefighters in Stockton are working to put out a fire at a recycling center which sparked 18 spot fires.
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stockton, fire, recycling, news
  • Sunkist drinks
  • A San Jose City Council committee killed a controversial proposal that would've banned sugary drinks from certain city facilities.
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san jose, recycling, chuck reed, south bay news, vic lee
  • Sunkist drinks
  • A San Jose City Council committee has killed a controversial proposal that would have banned sugary drinks from certain city facilities.
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san jose, recycling, chuck reed, news
  • Styrofoam food containers
  • On Tuesday the San Jose City Council voted to ban Styrofoam food containers from restaurants.
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san jose, recycling, chuck reed, south bay news, vic lee
  • Styrofoam food containers
  • On Tuesday the San Jose City Council voted to ban Styrofoam food containers from restaurants.
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san jose, chuck reed, recycling, news
  • Recycling workers protest rat infestation
  • Recycling workers in the East Bay are protesting what they say is a rat infestation in their workplace.
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animal, san leandro, protest, recycling, east bay news
  • Students at one Peninsula school got a different kind of Earth Day lesson on Monday, one they'll be using every day in and out of school.
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daly city, recycling, holiday, peninsula news
  • Goldman Environmental Prize winner Azzam Alwash
  • Six environmental activists have been named as recipients of this year's Goldman Prize.
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recycling, news
  • Goldman Environmental Prize winner Azzam Alwash
  • Six environmental activists have been named as recipients of this year's Goldman Prize.
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recycling, san francisco news, carolyn johnson
  • San Francisco Recycling Program
  • A trip to San Francisco and tour of the city's recycling program inspired two Goldman Environmental Prize winners on their global missions.
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recycling, news
  • San Francisco Recycling Program
  • A trip to San Francisco and tour of the city's recycling program inspired two Goldman Environmental Prize winners on their global missions.
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recycling, green, cheryl jennings
  • A Bay Area doctor has launched a unique program to tackle a widespread health threat in many developing countries.
  • A Bay Area doctor has launched a unique program to tackle a widespread health threat in many developing countries.
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recycling, health
  • A Bay Area doctor has launched a unique program to tackle a widespread health threat in many developing countries.
  • A Bay Area doctor has launched a unique program to tackle a widespread health threat in many developing countries.
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recycling, health, carolyn johnson
  • Several protesters were arrested as they tried to stop the bulldozers from moving in on a recycling center.
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golden gate park, recycling, news
  • Several protesters were arrested as they tried to stop the bulldozers from moving in on the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Recycling Center.
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golden gate park, recycling, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Collection of old phones
  • Instead of letting your old cell phone go to waste, why not donate it to help provide free phone service for soldiers overseas.
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soldiers, army, navy, marines, coast guard, air force, NOAA, cellphone, smartphones, recycling, consumer news
  • Collection of old phones
  • Instead of letting your old cell phone go to waste, why not donate it to help provide free phone service for soldiers overseas.
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soldiers, army, navy, marines, coast guard, air force, NOAA, cellphone, smartphones, recycling, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • SF's annual Christmas tree recycling program will start next week when residents can leave their trees curbside for pickup.
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christmas, recycling, san francisco news
  • Recycling center supporters rally at SF City Hall
  • As supporters try desperately to save a controversial recycling center, opponents are waiting for the sheriff to carry out an eviction.
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haight ashbury, golden gate bridge, recycling, news
  • Recycling center supporters rally at SF City Hall
  • As supporters try desperately to save a controversial recycling center, opponents are waiting for the sheriff to carry out an eviction.
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haight ashbury, golden gate bridge, recycling, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Apple quietly introduces recycling program
  • A new Apple recycling program has quietly appeared on their webstore, offering to buy up old iPhones for hundreds of dollars in credit.
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apple, recycling, iphone, news
  • cellphones
  • Don't think your old cellphone is worth anything? Think again.
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cellphone, smartphones, recycling, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • cellphones
  • Don't think your old cellphone is worth anything? Think again.
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smartphones, cellphone, recycling, consumer news
  • A new, state-of-the-art recycling facility promises to divert most of San Joses waste from landfills.
  • A new, state-of-the-art recycling facility promises to divert most of San Jose's waste from landfills.
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san jose, milpitas, recycling, south bay news, david louie
  • A new, state-of-the-art recycling facility promises to divert most of San Joses waste from landfills.
  • A new, state-of-the-art recycling facility promises to divert most of San Jose's waste from landfills.
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san jose, milpitas, recycling, news
  • 7 On Your Side helped a San Jose woman sort out a dispute over a garbage bill thats been incorrect for years.
  • 7 On Your Side helped a San Jose woman sort out a dispute over a garbage bill that's been incorrect for years.
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san jose, recycling, bills, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • 7 On Your Side helped a San Jose woman sort out a dispute over a garbage bill thats been incorrect for years.
  • 7 On Your Side helped a San Jose family sort out a dispute over a garbage bill that's been incorrect for years.
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san jose, recycling, bills, consumer news