San Francisco’s Food Composting Program

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THE STORY OF ZERO WASTE

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Check out the story, here: Zero Waste Story PDF

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San Francisco Zero Waste Policies & Programs

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San Francisco; The city that said NO to garbage

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By Matt Baume on 13 Oct 2010  If you want to keep garbage out of landfills, you have to stop thinking about it as garbage. Instead, think of it as resources. If you’re throwing away the part of that veggie burger you couldn’t finish, you’re throwing away potential compost for the vineyard that’s growing grapes for the […]

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Leading San Francisco’s Quest To Recycle All Trash by 2020

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For two decades, Jack Macy has spearheaded San Francisco’s efforts to become a global leader in recycling. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about how San Francisco has engaged the public in a recycling crusade that has resulted in the city reusing or composting 80 percent of its garbage. by cheryl katz […]

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San Francisco l’art du recyclage

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San Francisco l’art du recyclage

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Social Media Resource for learning about Zero Waste in SF

Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2015 by

Kevin Drew, Senior Residential & Special Projects Zero Waste coordinator, San Francisco Department of Environment tell us more about San Francisco’s Zero Waste success story and its startling new climate benefits. More information: http://positiveeconomy.co/speaker/kev… Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Positiveeco Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LHForum

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What does an 80% diversion rate REALLY mean? Taking a closer look at San Francisco’s landfill discards.

Posted on Sunday, August 30th, 2015 by

You may have heard that San Francisco diverts 80% of its discards from landfills. Jeremy Irons calls this statistic, and the city it applies to, a “source of hope” in his documentary, Trashed, which is about the ravages of global waste. Journalists around the world cite the 80% as a beacon, an exemplar, a benchmark, […]

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Charts and Stats

Posted on Saturday, June 20th, 2015 by

Measurements are also the best way to know how your green bin contribution is saving the world! When it comes to numbers, Zero is a really great for waste! San Francisco, California is the World Leader in municipal composting.  At over 600 tons per day of compost from green bin collection, the city expects to […]

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