Solutions in Zero Waste

Sending nothing to landfill is a foreseeable future

Imagine a world in which nothing goes to landfills or to incinerators. We think it is achievable, and SF Environment is doing everything we can to make it happen.

Recycled motor oil can be re-refined into motor oil that is of equal or superior quality to virgin motor oil. Make sure to recycle your oil--bring it to...
Broken fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs DO contain mercury, a toxic metal. Read more for the steps to a safe clean-up and disposal.
Pesticides and other toxic products don’t go in ANY of your Recology carts. Instead, schedule a FREE home pickup, by calling (415) 330 1405.
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Ask your landlord or property manager to call Recology (415) 330-1300 to set up composting service. Or report your building anonymously.
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Please email SF Environment to report styrofoam use at
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San Francisco sends 600 tons per day of compostables to facilities in the Central Valley where they are made into nutrient-rich compost for farms and vineyards.
Contact Recology for a free kitchen compost pail.