The Daily Populous

Monday July 16th, 2018 morning edition

image for How San Francisco sends less trash to the landfill than any other major U.S. city

Roughly 1.5 pounds of that is composted or recycled, meaning the U.S. avoids sending just 34 percent of its waste to landfills, according to the EPA.

San Francisco provides a much different narrative.

Thanks to bold public policy and educational initiatives, the city diverts about 80 percent of its waste from landfills, or more than 1.5 million tons every year.

Ultimately, San Francisco aims to reach zero waste.

That means recycling, composting, reusing, and reducing consumption so that nothing goes to either the landfill or incineration.

But even if it doesn’t, San Francisco is already way ahead of other cities.

For example, New York only diverts about 21 percent of its waste and Chicago is at about 10 percent. »

Hacked: Madonna's Web Site Defaced

Authored by

The site,, was taken offline shortly after the attack was detected early Saturday morning and remained shut for nearly 15 hours.

Here you'll find a screen grab of the hacked Madonna site's front page, which announced, "This is what the fuck I think I'm doing.".

Liz Rosenberg, Madonna's spokesperson, told TSG that the defacement was a hack, not some type of stunt or marketing ploy. »

Bogus Production Problems Might Stop Bill & Ted 3 From Happening

Authored by

Just a couple months ago, word was that a third Bill & Ted movie, Bill & Ted Face the Music, was a sure thing, with the main cast ready to reprise their roles as older-but-not-wiser heroes.

Now, star Keanu Reeves isn’t so sure.

“I really love the characters, and I think we have a good story to tell,” said Keanu. »

Elon Musk calls British diver who helped rescue Thai schoolboys 'pedo guy' in Twitter outburst

Authored by

Elon Musk has called a British diver who helped rescue schoolboys from a flooded cave in Thailand ‘pedo guy’ on Twitter.

Mr Musk wrote on Twitter: “Never saw this British expat guy who lives in Thailand (sus) at any point when we were in the caves.

EPA 21/21 Ambulances transporting children after being rescue from Tham Luang cave, arrive Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital in Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 08 July 2018. »