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Oakland recyclers rally in front of City Hall Tuesday, seeking to save Alliance Metals. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Community Leaders Seek to Save West Oakland Recycling Plant City Attorney Parker closing only source of income for many homeless

A number of Oakland’s poorest residents and their supporters showed up at this week’s City Council meeting, asking council members to intervene to save Alliance Metals in West Oakland, a recycling center that is the [...]
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San Francisco 1st Major City to Ban the Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

San Francisco became the first major city in the U.S. to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on public property this week, taking the lead in a national effort to curb waste.
Kenneth Phillips, owner of Automatic Recycling Solutions

Berkeley Recycler Seeks to Keep Toxic E-Waste Out of the Environment

For entrepreneur Kenneth Phillips, starting his own business was a lifelong dream, and the Bay Area native found his niche in the recycling industry. Specializing in electronic waste disposal, Automatic Recycling Solutions in Berkeley collects [...]