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City employees are environmental ambassadors who are leading by example. Resources are available to help City staff prevent waste, reuse, recycle, compost, and buy green to conserve resources and and save money.

Zero Waste

Zero Waste Coordinator Responsibilities

Virtual Warehouse: Reuse City-Owned Surplus Items

Stickers, Signs, and Bins for City Departments

How to Recycle & Compost (

Printable Signs

Toxics Reduction

Safer Practices

Safe Disposal of Toxic Products

Pest Management


Buying Green

City Purchasing (

Safer Products

Sustainable Transportation

Commuter Benefits (pre-tax commuter benefits)

CityCycle (bicycles for work-related trips)

CCSF Commute Overview (city staff transportation programs)


City Government and Biodiversity

Green Building


Environment Code Chapter 7 Resources

Map of Municipal Green Building Projects

Green Halo Systems User Guide for City Agency High Level Administrators

      Training Video

Green Halo Systems User Guide for City Representatives

      Training Video

Green Halo Systems User Guide for General Contractors

Climate Action

SF City Departments Lead the Way on Climate Action

Featured Content

City Purchasing