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2015 REPORT ON LEGISLATION RELATED TO FOOD AND FARMING
Check out this report from the california food policy council on up to date legislation for state water quality, rising hunger, warming climate, and crisis levels of obesity and poverty.
Hands On Urban Composting Workshop- SF
Always wanted to compost but need a little direction? Garden for the Environment, located on Lawton street in San Francisco, offers just that; a free, hands on class that teaches methods for backyard and worm composting for home and community gardens. "Come learn...
Live in SF? Get a free kitchen compost pail!
Free Compost Pail here 😛 After moving to San Francisco from Berkeley, the first thing I did the next morning was grab the French press to brew some much needed coffee to tackle the perilous day of unpacking I had ahead of me. Unfortunately, when I went to compost my...
You Can Compost Human Waste!
Oceans of sewage. Tapped-out water sources. Ever-costlier fertilizers. A flurry of recent studies warn of resource scarcity for the world’s cities. Fortunately, a growing legion of urban dwellers think the nutrients and water in their toilets are too valuable to flush...
On The Way To Zero Waste: SF Celebrates Garbage Landmark
The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced today. Working with the city’s Department of the Environment and Recology, the city’s garbage collector, Lee has been pushing residents, businesses and...
San Francisco Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance
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...
The San Francisco Zero Waste Strategy
Composting Yard Trimmings and Municipal Solid Waste
Compost leaders discuss whether plastics are worth the headache
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...
San Francisco’s Food Composting Program
THE STORY OF ZERO WASTE
Check out the story, here: Zero Waste Story PDF
San Francisco Zero Waste Policies & Programs
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