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Astra to launch Earth-observing satellites for Planet in 2022

By Mike Wall Two Bay Area startups will work together to get satellites to orbit next year. San Francisco-based company Planet has tapped Astra , which is based in the East Bay, to launch some of its Earth-observing spacecraft in 2022. "We are thrilled to be working...

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Composting: A Cornerstone of Sustainable Living

The secret is out: composting is a pretty easy hobby to pick up for those interested in sustainable living. It requires little more than the proper tools and time. And as with anything, one of the most important tools at a gardener’s disposal is knowledge! So here are a few answers to the most...

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The Plastics Recycling Challenge

The recycling industry radically changed in March 2018 when China stopped taking plastic waste from the U.S. And it’s not just China refusing trash from the U.S. Last summer CNN reported that over 1,600 tons of plastic trash in 83 shipping containers labeled “recyclable products” ended up in...