Solutions in Residential Recycling and Composting

Recycling and composting could help save money

San Francisco’s Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance requires residents to separate their recyclables, compostables, and landfill trash. Find tools and resources to help you and your household compost and recycle so our city can reach zero waste.

Find the right container for your kitchen food scraps, and then learn about all of the items that can go in the green bin.
Household batteries include single-use and rechargeable electrochemical cells used to power many types and sizes of devices.
Avoid the confusion by opting for reusables instead! If you decide to use one time use food ware, follow these tips.
Tissue paper should always be composted. Tissue paper is usually made out of recycled paper, therefore the fibers are already shortened to the point where it cannot be recycled again. If possible, try to avoid purchasing shiny wrapping paper as...
Garden for the Environment is a local non-profit organization offering free classes on home composting systems!
Plastics bags and other soft plastics can be recycled at many local supermarkets and hardware stores.
Contact Recology for a free kitchen compost pail.