Move
Display 0 | 5 | 10 | 15 Stories

Local Topics

Topics
Top Story

Mazda3 Makes Schaefer’s Short List

By Steve Schaefer • San Leandro Times The Mazda3 is on my short list of recommended...

Feeling Your Oats

For many of us, morning oatmeal is a passion, more for its great taste, than for...

Bug Bites & Stings: When To Get Help

Although most bug bites and stings are harmless, some can be dangerous. This is especially...

Danger: Contents Under Pressure

By Dr. Danika Bowen • Special to the Times Your heart is under pressure to perform...

iBlame: An Overload of Technology And the Effect it Has on Your Brain

By Edie Zusman, M.D., FACS • Special to the Times Do you feel like you are becoming...

Become a Water-wise Gardener

Wait Till Tomatoes Wilt To Water

Open Homes • 05-28-15

Home Sales • 05-28-15

Hyundai Updates Elegant Genesis

Prime Time for Artichokes

Should We Sell Our Mom’s Home to Pay for Her Care?

How to Find a New Doctor

Can Home Improvements Be Deducted?

Rates Run Higher for Third Consecutive Week

Most Castro Valley Businesses are Recycling
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 13:31


Collection rates for recycling are cheaper than garbage rates in the Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan).

 

For example, a standard 4-cubic-yard garbage bin costs $554.17 per month, while the cost for the same size bin for recycling is $385.63, a saving of 30 percent.

 

Nearly three out of four businesses in the district have already subscribed to the less expensive recycling service.

 

In 2009, CVSan also implemented the 4R Business, 4R Planet program to certify businesses that go above and beyond recycling by taking part in each of the 4R categories – reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot. Businesses may already be completing all 4Rs and not even know it!

 

Certified “4R Star” businesses now receive cash awards of $150 to $525. They are recognized for their recycling achievements on CVSan’s website, in it’s quarterly “Pipeline” newsletter, and with window decals, ads in the Castro Valley Forum, framed display certificates, and news releases.

 

Almost 40 businesses have now been certified and received their 4R Star award and recognition.



 

For more information, visit the Sanitary District’s website at:  www.cvsan.org/BecomeA4RStar.



 

Classifieds

Weekly specialty items listings, garage sales, and much more!

 

Current Ads

 

If you would like to place a Classified Ad, call Patrick at 510-614-1558.

Real Estate

Get the latest in housing news and services delivered to you in full color PDF.

 

Browse this weeks gallery