Archive for the ‘environment’ Category

Weeping Sidewalks: If It Looks Like Toilet Paper, It IS Toilet Paper

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

You can see a little fountain springing up out of one of them

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Life in Frisco…

Vaunted Frisco/Hetchy Hetchy Drinking Water Quality Ranked 33rd in National Study – Why? NITRATE ‘n Stuff

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Oh well:

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The latest rankings:

National Drinking Water Database – City Water Ratings

Big City Water Ratings

EWG rated big city (population over 250,000) water utilities based on three factors: the total number of chemicals detected since 2004; the percentage of chemicals found of those tested; and the highest average level for an individual pollutant, relative to legal limits or national average amounts, including for the most common pollutants (disinfection byproducts, nitrate and arsenic). [read more on rating methodology]

The Last Time Anybody in Frisco Wanted a Phone Book, It was for the RAINBOW GROCERY Coupons Inside

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

But those monthly coupons are gone now, long gone.

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So why do we still have phone book deliveries in 2016?

DOLAN LAW FIRM, DOLAN LAW FIRM – IDK, Man, It Seems That Soggy Telephone Book Seasons Starts Earlier Each Year

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

If the delivery people would just take the extra time to put these unwanted “books” into Recology’s green containers, it would save a lot of people a little trouble…

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But when they’re not wet, they’re amazingly light – it’s easy to toss them out, actually.

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NEWS FLASH TO “YP” – Nobody Wants Your Product Here.

Maybe ppl in Montana do, but not ppl in Frisco.

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Restoration Hardware Catalogs are the New Phone Books – 666 Pages! – How to Cancel Delivery

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

‘Member phone books?

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RH is the new phone book:

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And then a few days later somebody took one:

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CANCEL SOURCE BOOK DELIVERY

How My High-Income Neighbors Recycle

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

J’accuse!

Well, not all of them, just some of them:

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People, you gotta break down your veggie boxes

Absurdly-Written Flyer from Our SFPUC that Converts You to CleanPowerSF – “Competitive” Rates?

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Well, here’s the news:

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 has the deets on this option.

“Competitive” means more expensive, right? Maybe not now, but next year, right?

Not that PG&E is so great…

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…but I don’t think our PUC should be so proud of the low opt-out rate for its new program.

Anyway, just by doing nothing, you, the SFPUC customer, are “combating” global climate change. OTOH, if you opt out for the PG&E you’ve had for decades, well, you’re a horrible monster.

That’s the update.

CIty Target Mocks Florida: The Global Warming Mug – “Whoa! Where’s Florida?”

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

I think they’re cheating a bit on the colors, but point made, Target Mug:

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Levi Plaza Says, “Drought Shmought – We Do What We Want!” – More or Less

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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The Messy Tourists of Fisherman’s Wharf – Oh, Wait a Second…

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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