Greener Business Practices
Did you know that dry cleaning is not really “dry” but involves chemical solvents to remove dirt and stains? Most dry cleaners use toxic cleaning chemicals. An environmentally friendly, non-smog forming garment cleaning process, called professional wet cleaning is available. Find a wet cleaner near you.
Many people do not realize that dental offices generate hazardous waste such as amalgam (silver) fillings that can contain up to 50 percent mercury. In partnership with the San Francisco Dental Society, San Francisco launched a program to promote safer dentistry practices. Learn more about safer dental chemicals and dental waste disposal options.
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.