Increase Recycling and Composting in Your Building
- Zero Waste
- Toxics & Health
- Buildings & Environments
- Education & Equity
- Climate Change
Notify tenants of new programs.
Print and distribute the Letter for Tenants about the Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance.
Print and post the Composting Program Announcement Poster.
Print and post the Apartment Trash Chute Poster so tenants only put trash in trash chutes. Recyclables and compostables belong in bins located elsewhere.
Setting Up For Success
Clearly label bins with Recycling, Composting, and Landfill Signs
Order free 2-gallon kitchen compost pails for your tenants.
Post tips for collecting compostables in common areas.
Handling Bulky Items and Toxic Materials
Free On-Site Consultations
SF Environment provides free on-site consultations to property managers to determine how to improve participation and reduce trash costs. Contact SF Environment at (415) 890-3669 to schedule a consultation.
Additional Information for Increase Recycling and Composting in Your Building
San Francisco is habitat for 800,000 people – meeting needs for space to work, play, and learn; for food, water, and air; for community with local flora and fauna. SF Environment provides support for urban agriculture and forestry and green buildings, helping residents and businesses harness environmental opportunities.