SF Environment Press Info

Here are press releases for SF Environment.

SF Environment Press Release
Friday, February 8, 2013
Yesterday the San Francisco Green Business Program awarded 54 local San Francisco businesses with Green Business Recognition. Each recognized business went through an extensive checklist to improve its operations for sustainability, from minimizing waste to utilizing less toxics products to energy and water efficiency measures.
SF Environment Press Release
Friday, February 1, 2013
San Francisco’s Department of the Environment (SF Environment), in collaboration with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), launched the first ever safe medicine disposal pilot program paid for by pharmaceutical manufacturers in April 2012. This week they celebrated the successful program by thanking all of the volunteer pharmacies and SF police stations for participating in the program and serving as medicine drop off locations and collecting almost 6 tons of unused or unwanted medicine in just 9 months.
SF Environment Press Release
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Two hundred fruit trees planted by volunteers as part of San Francisco’s efforts to mitigate green house emissions and ensure food security
SF Environment Press Release
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Is your building pest-proof? The San Francisco Department of the Environment this week unveiled a new resource for designing buildings that are more resistant to common pests, such as rats, termites, pigeons and cockroaches. The free guidelines aim to reduce both pests and the use of pesticides for the lifetime of a building, thereby improving indoor air quality, reducing toxics exposure, and more effectively managing pests.