Press Releases for 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.

SF Environment Press Release
The Zero Waste Textile Initiative seeks to eliminate the 39 million pounds of textiles San Franciscans send to the landfill each year and help reduce the astonishing 21 billion pounds of textile waste generated yearly in the United States.
SF Environment Press Release
SF kicks off Christmas Tree recycling program and announces dates for residential tree collection.
SF Environment Press Release
San Francisco CA--Mayor Newsom announced today that San Francisco has made the "America's 50 Greenest Cities" list as compiled by Popular Science Magazine. Having received a score of 23 out of 30, San Francisco was heralded for its commitment to public transportation and solar power installation.