Ed Dunn

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Kezar Gardens: Haight Recycling Center to Close This Week

    In a move surely motivated by the Christmas spirit, the city's Recreation and Parks Department evicted one of the only recycling centers in Haight-Ashbury, Kezar Gardens. Last week, sheriff's deputies arrived to boot employees, marking the end of an 18-month fight to keep the recycling center open. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Haight Recycling Center Staff Refuses to Leave, City Threatens Legal Action

    Recycled materials...the only thing that's being hauled away from HANC today‚ÄčToday is the day that HANC Recycling Center is to close; but will its dedicated staff actually leave the premises? Unlikely. HANC is inching closer to a major legal standoff between the recycling center and the city's rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Haight Recycling Center Eviction 'Illegal' Lawyer Says

    A matter of life and death? Not really, but recylers are serious people‚ÄčTurns out, the thousands of HANC recycling center supporters might not have to shackle themselves to the building in protest of the pending closure Friday.Just two days before city officials were to shutdown the controversial ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Haight Recycling Center Advocates to Stage Protest Using Recyled Chains

    Preserving a recycling center...does it get more 'earthy' than that?‚ÄčLeading by example, advocates of the HANC Recycling Center in the Haight have pledged to scrounge up used chains so they can literally link themselves to the shuddered center come Friday when it's slated to permanently close. Mor ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 1995

    Money for Nothing

    If you're good at pushing a shopping cart - really good - and establish a lucrative route, you too can make minimum wage by heisting bottles, cans, and newspapers from the blue recycling bins. And incur the wrath of the cops in the process.

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