Recycling Plants Looking Toward Stricter Recycling StandardsGrowing demand for recycling could mean more responsibility from residents.
Burned Out Cars, Chemicals Dumped: Placer County Private Pasture Being TrashedIllegal roadside dumping has been a big problem in one area of rural Placer County and now officials there are turning to social media to help reverse the trend.
There's A Good Chance Your Holiday Returns Will End Up In A LandfillNot only are these returns environmentally unfriendly, but they are costing retailers a fortune.
Navy: 2 Sailors To Blame For Trash Washing Up On BeachesThe U.S. Navy says two Virginia-based sailors threw compacted trash off their ship.
Self-Proclaimed 'Butt Lady' Bringing About Change In AuburnThey throw them down and she picks them up, by the tens of thousands. One woman roams the streets of Auburn trying to rid that city of discarded cigarettes.
Sacramento Business Owner Fed Up With Illegal DumpingA Sacramento man is fed up with people trashing the outside of his business. He says they're using his back parking lot as their personal dump and it's costing him a fortune.
City Considering New Plan To End Trash Ongoing Trash Dumping ProblemTurning in your neighbor over their illegally piled up trash could make for a big payday. The mess on one city councilman's block is so bad, he's got city hall putting a spotlight on it.
Sacramento City Removes Trash Piling Up In Park After Senior Citizen Calls CBS13A stinky mess that was piling up in a Sacramento neighborhood is a thing of the past, thanks to the persistence of a senior.
Sacramento Senior Fed Up After Request For City To Remove Trash Goes UnansweredGarbage piled up near Eula Jones' home, bringing unbearable smells with it. When she contacted the city of Sacramento, they told her to call someone else. So she called CBS13 for help.
Suspected Explosive Device In Downtown Sacramento Just Bucket Of TrashOfficers were busy overnight investigating a suspicious-looking device in downtown Sacramento.
California Reduced Trash To Record Low In 2012Californians reduced the amount of trash sent to landfills to a record low last year.
Fairfield Trash Piles Up As Sanitation Workers StrikePeople are talking trash in several local cities. They’re really talking trash because their garbage has been piling up, and there's nothing they can do about it.
Auburn Restaurant Employee Has Close Encounter With BearsAn employee at an Auburn restaurant had to use extreme measures to scare away a family of bears that were digging through garbage.