How to Save Money on Refuse Costs
- Zero Waste
- Toxics & Health
- Buildings & Environments
- Education & Equity
- Climate Change
Businesses can save up to 75% on the variable costs of their refuse bill by recycling and composting.
How to Reduce Refuse Costs:
Contact SF Environment's Commercial Zero Waste Team at (415) 355-3700 for customized assistance or use the Tool Kit for Successful Participation to set up a recycling and composting program.
Ensure all staff are properly sorting recyclables and compostables.
Monitor fullness of recycling and composting bins and reduction in landfill trash bin usage.
If service adjustments can be made, contact Recology at (415) 330-1300 to increase recycling and composting service and decrease landfill service.
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