Transition Palo Alto hosted its annual Holiday Expo on Sunday, Dec. 8, where community residents gathered and brought a range of items to share with the community.
For three decades, Stanford students have run co-operative living spaces in Palo Alto houses named after Grateful Dead songs. House culture emphasizes sustainable living and sharing chores. View the video.
Residents of single-family homes in Palo Alto will soon be able to compost food scraps in a bid to divert thousands of tons of waste from the landfill.
Outdoor composting is possible in any climate, and especially benefit gardens in the most extreme soils and temperatures.
Milpitas residents say sewage fumes from the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant are wafting into their city. The San Jose City Council will vote whether to pay for renovations.
Werner Rogmans, owner of Stanford Floral Design, championed green waste composting. But his small business can no longer afford the city’s $100 monthly composting fees, so his clippings now go to waste.