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Resolution endorsing the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) tree at 313 Scott Street for landmark tree status
Mandatory Edible Food Recovery Ordinance
This ordinance requires certain food generators to prevent food from being landfilled or composted by increasing donations to food programs.
Resolution in support of the 2021 Climate Action Plan
Resolution Commending Matthew Stephens
Resolution endorsing the cork oak (Quercus suber) tree at the 19th Street steps at Noe Street for landmark status
Resolution Commending Blake Troxel
Resolution Commending Dan Flanagan
Resolution on Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgement
Checkout Bag Charge and Recyclable or Compostable Pre-Checkout Bag Ordinance
Stores must charge bags provided at checkout at the rate of $0.25 per checkout bag, which went into effect on July 1st, 2020.
Resolution approving Department of the Environment Funding Recommendations for Zero Waste grant awards to fourteen organizations in grant cycle period (FY 2021– 2023)
Resolution in Support of Amendments to the Environment Code to Update the City’s Climate Action Goals
Resolution in Support of Amendments to the Public Works Codes concerning Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery
Resolution Addressing Short-Term and Long-Term Funding Concerns for Critical Department Initiatives and Programs
Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgement Resolution
Resolution endorsing the Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis) tree at 2251 Filbert Street for landmark tree status
Resolution Commending Patrick Race
Resolution Commending Carla Short
Resolution Commending Phillip Pierce
Resolution Commending Malcolm Hillan
Resolution Commending Anthony Valdez
Resolution in support of the Climate Stewardship Act
Resolution Commending Sal Genito
Regulations for the Flame Retardant Chemicals in Upholstered Furniture and Juvenile Products Ordinance
Single-Use Food Ware Plastics, Toxics, and Litter Reduction
The law restricts the distribution of plastic straws, among other foodware accessories, including compostable plastic straws. Acceptable single-use straws (such as paper straws) can only be made available upon request.