Solutions in Prevent Waste

Before you recycle or compost

Prevent waste by buying less and reusing what you have. Find out how consumers and producers can support San Francisco’s goal of zero waste by 2020.

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Using less, buying less, and reusing helps conserve precious resources and minimize waste.
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Now that many residents are bringing their own bags to the grocery store, they no longer have extra bags on hand for their household bins. Here are some tips for alternatives to using single-use bags as liners.
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Check here to see if a laptop, desktop or monitor is registered in EPEAT, the global registry for greener electronics. EPEAT, short for Electronics Products Environmental Assessment Tool, is an ecolabel that covers environmental issues including...
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Please email SF Environment to report styrofoam use at environment@sfgov.org