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Dec 11, 2012, 06:00 ET
A Recycling and Garden supporter demonstrates on behalf of the Haight Ecology center currently under threat of eviction.  If closed, 100 people will lose their gardens and local businesses will have to provide in-store recycling or foot the bill to the tune of $36K per store per year.  (PRNewsFoto/Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council)

NIMBY politics create a whole new Fiscal Cliff-a Green One: from Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council

ATTENTION: Small Business Owners, Community Gardeners, Urban Agriculture Activists, Chinese Community Representatives, HANC Recycling and Kezar...

Dec 06, 2012, 19:39 ET
In California the ratio of recycling centers is 1 for every 18,000 people.  In SF, it is 1 for every 44,000 people-soon it will be even less than that.  Small businesses are poised to pay tens of thousands in fees if the recycling center in Haight Ashbury is removed.  (PRNewsFoto/Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council)

Government at its best: City holds hearings on lack of recycling centers as it arbitrarily evicts one-from Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council

One arm of city government plans emergency hearings on the lack of recycling in SF, another arm evicts the oldest recycling center in the urban...

Dec 03, 2012, 19:36 ET
Marie, an SF school teacher, and her family garden and recycle at the center and want the place to stay open. (PRNewsFoto/Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council)

From Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council: SF Mayor Held Hostage by Latte Liberals

Anything that's good for the environment is bad for Ted Loewenberg and his local neighborhood association.  In addition to levying an appeal...