News for Toxics & Health

Taking precautionary steps to reduce the negative impacts of toxics

As the first city to adopt the Precautionary Principle, San Francisco strives to protect the health of its residents, visitors and the local environment. SF Environment develops programs and policies to help individuals and businesses make safer choices in products, practices and services.

- SF Environment Update
Follow these tips to conserve resources, save money, and protect your child’s health this school year.
- SF Environment Press Release
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This week, the Department and its partners announced an agreement with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) to continue...
- SF Environment Update
Choose a New Year’s resolution that is easy to fulfill: properly dispose of unwanted or expired medicine at a collection site near you.
- SF Environment Update
Eight nail salons were the first to receive the City’s prestigious Healthy Nail Salon designation at a press conference on December 12th held by SF...
- SF Environment Press Release
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Today, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and Director of the Department of the Environment Melanie Nutter recognized eight San Francisco nail...