Mandatory Zero Waste Event Training

San Francisco event producers are required to attend a free zero waste event training. 

Who Should Attend:

  • Event producers, caterers, clean-up crews, and other vendors

  • Applicants of street closure permits with Department of Parking and Traffic

  • Applicants of facility use permits with the Recreation and Park Department or any other city department

Concepts covered include:

  • How the Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance affects your event

  • How to have a water bottle-free event

  • Acceptable compostable food service ware and where to purchase

  • Tracking your waste diversion rate

  • Networking opportunities with event greening companies

Please contact the Special Events Team or call (415) 355-3700 for more information.

Additional Information for Mandatory Zero Waste Event Training

Food Runners: Relaying Food to the Needy
Food Runners connects excess prepared food to those in need and will pick up most kitchen prepared food.