SF Environment Press Info

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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.
SF Environment Press Release
Friday, December 21, 2012
Ceremonial Christmas tree chipping news conference. The holidays wouldn't be complete in San Francisco without running some Christmas trees through a giant wood-chipper and getting a whiff of the fresh scent of mulched evergreens permeating the air in front of City Hall.