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Resources for Event Producers
- Zero Waste
- Toxics & Health
- Buildings & Environments
- Education & Equity
- Climate Change
Recycling and Composting are mandatory for events:
Special event permit applications must include a recycling plan
Events must subscribe to sufficient recycle, compost and landfill service from Recology
Recology also offers recycle, compost and landfill event containers with pre-printed labels to facilitate the event's zero waste program
SF Environment can help event producers:
Free consultations to reduce refuse costs
Creating a waste diversion plan to minimize unnecessary refuse costs
Optimization of bin and signage setups
Guidance through the process with a Zero Waste Event Checklist
Hiring event greeners is highly recommended for a successful zero waste event.
All signage is available through SF Environment. Please call (415) 355-3700 to pick-up signs.
Signmaker Tool - Create your own 8.5"x11" recycling and composting signs
For legislation events must follow, click here.
Additional Information for Resources for Event Producers
San Francisco is habitat for 800,000 people – meeting needs for space to work, play, and learn; for food, water, and air; for community with local flora and fauna. SF Environment provides support for urban agriculture and forestry and green buildings, helping residents and businesses harness environmental opportunities.