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News, The Snitch Supreme Court Ruling Could Encourage More Extensive Plastic Bag Ban in S.F.

Supreme Court Ruling Could Encourage More Extensive Plastic Bag Ban in S.F.

There are many things to be proud of when you live in San Francisco. Besides being skinnier than the rest of America -- though unfortunately less stylish -- we were the first city to ban single-use plastic bags. (Never mind…
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News, Sucka Free City Clean Energy Stimulus Cash Is Slow to Be Spent

Clean Energy Stimulus Cash Is Slow to Be Spent

When he isn't busy defending the (alleged) circumstances of his birth, President Barack Obama likes to tout the importance of clean-energy projects to the future of the American economy. "In the years ahead, it's clean-energy companies ... that will keep…
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News, Sucka Free City SF residents too nostalgic to recycle Mr. Potato Head

SF residents too nostalgic to recycle Mr. Potato Head

San Francisco denizens wandering outside to deposit their mandatory composting and recycling may have been startled by an unexpected companion — Mr. Potato Head. The wide-eyed tuber stares into the hearts of nostalgic recyclers from the sticker adorning the blue…
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Plastic bags still in SF stores despite ban

The victorious hoopla that followed the passage of a 2007 ordinance designed to reduce plastic bag litter in San Francisco may have been a bit premature. A year and a half after the law was passed, environmentalists admit the measure…
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