Explore our latest press releases, blogs, and campaigns. You can also sign up for our quarterly newsletter.

If you are a member of the media and wish to speak to a representative of the SF Environment Department, please email envcommunications@sfgov.org

Views reference
pink flower

Top 5 native plants for your San Francisco garden!

Danielle Grant (she/her), a proud SF resident, public school parent, and SCRAP SF’s programs director!

Faces of SF

Environmental education team and youth sitting around

Empowering the future of climate action!

The Women's Building mural in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood. Mural images courtesy of the artists ©1994-2009 Artists. All Rights Reserved. Thanks to artists Juana Alicia, Miranda Bergman, Edythe Boone, Susan Kelk Cervantes, Meera Desai, Yvonne Littleton and Irene Perez.

Celebrating women environmentalists during Women's History Month

Five Black environmental champions are pictured here in a collage

Celebrating Black environmentalists during Black History Month

A woman with shoulder-length curly black hair and glasses reads a newspaper in the backseat of a taxi car

Free emergency taxi rides home in SF!

Blue, green, and black waste bins on the street with the city of San Francisco in the background

Climate-friendly routines for SF residents

Farmers markets in San Francisco

Two people at a bicycle repair workshop

Free bicycle and clothing repair at SF fix-it clinics!

An old map of San Francisco

San Francisco's natural heritage

Views reference
Two gloved hands applying blue nail polish on another set of hands.

Healthy Nail Salons

Because nail products can contain ingredients that are harmful to human health, you should always look for the Healthy Nail Salon logo when you choose a salon.

Tomato, avocado, and red onion on a green background

Food Waste Prevention

Does wasting food make you feel rotten? You’re not alone. Research shows that most people hate to waste food, whether it's produce that has gone bad or leftovers you just forget to eat or freeze. After all, wasted food is wasted money.


Welcome to the Climate Equity Hub

Four multi-colored spray bottles in a row with a hand holding a magnifying glass over the first one

Screen For a Safer Clean

Be a Label Reader! When you clean and disinfect your home, you shouldn’t have to worry about exposure to chemicals that harm your health.

A cutting board with corn husks and kale on top and a compost pail close by for the food scraps

Real Foodies Compost

Beyond the table, there’s a place where food lives again. A place free of hashtags and filters, or blog posts and updates. Where leftovers flourish and crumbs are reborn. And while not picturesque, it nourishes the city we love so it’s always postcard perfect. It keeps our green spaces beautiful, our soil rich, and neighborhoods smiling.

Landscape portrait of person wearing an all-yellow outfit and hat with a reusable bag with groceries in the foreground

Reuse SF

It's never been easier to resuse! It comes down to three simple habits: Carry reusable shopping bags, bring a reusable travel mug or water bottle, and refuse plastic utensils - choose reusables instead. 

Sign up for SFE emails

Add your name and email to receive SFE's quarterly newsletter.