San Francisco Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

The San Francisco Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance (No. 100-09) is a local municipal ordinance requiring all persons located in San Francisco to separate their recyclables, compostables and landfilled trash and to participate in recycling and composting programs. Passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2009, it became the first local municipal ordinance […]

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The San Francisco Zero Waste Strategy

Posted on Monday, November 9th, 2015 by

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cEQSfa64Hk

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Stanford University College Sustainability Report Card 2010

Posted on Monday, November 9th, 2015 by

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Racing to Zero

Posted on Monday, November 9th, 2015 by

ABOUT :  Racing To Zero is a quick-moving, upbeat documentary presenting new solutions to the global problem of waste. By simply substituting the word RESOURCE for the word GARBAGE, a culture can be transformed, and a new wealth of industries can emerge. Three years ago the mayor of San Francisco pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Racing to Zero tracks San Francisco’s waste stream […]

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Composting Yard Trimmings and Municipal Solid Waste

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

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Compost leaders discuss whether plastics are worth the headache

Posted on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 by

By Jared Paben, Resource Recycling October 13, 2015 Allowing compostable plastic bags in a food scraps collection program can address the “yuck factor” and bring in more material, but be ready to sort them out, experts said. “There’s a trade-off,” said Jack Macy of the San Francisco Department of the Environment. “You get more food […]

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San Francisco’s Food Composting Program

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 by

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Why Doesn’t Santa Cruz Recycle?

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 by

Food waste is collected in more than 100 American communities. When will Santa Cruz County get on board?   There they stand, proffering fistfuls of carrot peels, zucchini tops and kale stems, scanning the kitchen in bewilderment. “Where’s the compost bin?” Any Santa Cruz County household that has hosted guests from San Francisco—or Portland, Ore., Seattle […]

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THE STORY OF ZERO WASTE

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 by

Check out the story, here: Zero Waste Story PDF

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San Francisco Zero Waste Policies & Programs

Posted on Saturday, November 7th, 2015 by

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