Since launching its climate action plan, San Jose has created its own clean energy system and won a $2.5 million Bloomberg grant.
Paper and plastics tossed by U.S. consumers into their blue bins have been piling up ever since China tightened import restrictions.
China’s crackdown on imported scraps is about to shake up the global market and will likely bring major changes to local waste management.
Weak controls over consulting contracts in San Jose’s Environmental Services Department put the city at risk of cost overruns, an audit found.
The investor-owned water company that serves about half of Santa Clara County owes a fortune to ratepayers. The only question is: how much?
San Jose approved a plan this week to pool money from residents to buy energy from clean sources. It will cost $55 million to get started.
San Jose is exploring the idea of forming its own power agency to offer residents a higher mix of renewable energy at a slightly lower cost.
Faced with a science-averse president-elect, local communities have no choice but to fend for themselves in the fight against climate change.
San Jose agreed to spend $100 million to cut down the amount of trash and sewage that flows into local creeks and rivers.
San Jose has been at odds with its biggest recycling hauler, California Waste Solutions, for failing to meet its contractual obligations.