UCSF Sustainability

, UCSF Sustainability, The Circular Economy

Trash Talk–Digging out Environmental Justice History in Richmond, CA “Garbage Mountain,” more formally known as The West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill (WCCSL), is a 340-acre site located in North Richmond, CA that was initially built on farmland on the San Pablo Bay shoreline in 1953. The landfill served as a dump for both residential and commercial municipal solid waste until 2006.

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