1/12 How Going Green Can Hurt Your Business - One unforeseen result of the sustainability movement is the growing consumer backlash against greenwashing. Great comments by Michael Oshman of G.R.A.
10/11 Science Daily - Recycling Thermal Cash Register Receipts Contaminates Paper Products With BPA. The report, which could have special implications for cashiers and other people who routinely handle thermal paper receipts
4/10 Being Green at Mario Batali's Rests. - Huffington Post - "In our restaurants, from the more casual Otto Pizzeria to fine dining at Del Posto, we have addressed some of these issues..."
6/10 Recycle Bank comes to Sacramento - Sacramento Press - "RecycleBank, a nationwide recycling incentive program, launched a pilot program May 24 in the South Meadowview neighborhood."
6/10 Fresh It Is - Sacramento Bee - "Come along for tips on choosing and cooking produce as Grange chef MichaelTuohy shops a farmers market"
1/10 - Making Green Strides - SFGate - San Francisco is famous for its leadership in all things "green"...
12/09 - Bio-Cycle: State of US Residential Composting - More than 90 towns and cities in the U.S. report offering residential food waste collection, showing significant growth.
12/27/09 - Special to the Bee - Viewpoints: Don't talk trash – compost, recycle, create jobs instead - by By Gavin Newsom and Robert Morales
10/21/09 - NPR - Book Lays Bare The West's Wasteful Food Ways. Tristram Stuart author of Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal. Review by Fiona Harvey
10/19/09 - NYTimes/Science Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None. Zero-Waste. Check out the slideshow and brimming landfills graphic!
10/1/09 - US Food Service runs Georgia Fleet on Biodiesel - Zero Waste Zone
10/1/09 - City of Santa Barbara to debut new food scrap composting program on November 1. More Info
9/16/09 - One Speed in the Sac Bee - "Fill 'er up with house (wine)at OneSpeed" - partnership with Peltier Station Winery
5/31/09 - Report Shows How Calif. Businesses Can Cut Water Use in Half - - Reuters
5/8/09 - Mandatory Recycling May Come to SF - Mayor Newsom is pushing a law to make SF the first city to require recycling and composting. APM Marketplace (broadcast).
4/23/09 - Downtown Atlanta recycles self into a Zero Waste Zone - CNN.com - "Last year, downtown Atlanta lost a convention to another Southern city because the visiting group perceived the other city as "greener" than Atlanta."
4/22/09 - Green Mayor - Sacramento leader wants to reduce city’s carbon footprint.
3/24/09 - Edible Garden at Capital Park - First Lady Maria Shriver Issues Statement on Edible Garden to be Planted on Grounds of Capitol Park.
1/27/09 - Sacramento Goes 'Green' - Sacramento’s Mayor and Council adopted the 2009 Sustainability Implementation Plan.