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Every year, six million people in the US are injured or become ill from work related causes, which include direct exposure to toxic substances. We have created customized campaigns for business to help reduce worker exposure. These include trainings for nurses about toxics in the health-care setting, dry-cleaning workers on safer dry-cleaning solvents, janitorial workers on green cleaning and nail salon workers on safer products and practices.
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.