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Biomass includes all plants and plant-derived material, and can be used as a sustainable feedstock for the production of transportation fuels, heat and power. Biomass includes everything from fire wood, food crops, grassy and woody plants, residues from agriculture or forestry, oil-rich algae, and the organic component of municipal and industrial wastes, and can be used to make products like biodiesel or ethanol for transportation fuels, or methane gas to create electricity.
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.