Policy for Recycling and Composting

Environmental policy and legislation in San Francisco

No matter where you are in San Francisco, you can recycle or compost almost everything. You can also reuse and recycle debris materials from construction and demolition projects.

Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery Ordinance
Enacted July 2006, this ordinance requires that entities register with The Department prior to debris transport and processing and entities conducting full demolition to submit a waste diversion plan.
Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery Ordinance
San Francisco Ordinance No. 27-06, effective July 1, 2006, amended the Building Code, the Health Code and the Police Code in order to establish a comprehensive program to effectuate the City’s goals.
Green City Government Building Ordinance
Green Building Requirements for City Buildings
Resource Conservation Ordinance

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