News for Toxics & Health

Taking precautionary steps to reduce the negative impacts of toxics

As the first city to adopt the Precautionary Principle, San Francisco strives to protect the health of its residents, visitors and the local environment. SF Environment develops programs and policies to help individuals and businesses make safer choices in products, practices and services.

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This week, the Department and its partners announced an agreement with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) to continue...
- SF Environment Update
Next time you consider whipping out a can of bug spray to wipe out a line of ants in your kitchen, think again.
- SF Environment Update
Choose a New Year’s resolution that is easy to fulfill: properly dispose of unwanted or expired medicine at a collection site near you.
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Today, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and Director of the Department of the Environment Melanie Nutter recognized eight San Francisco nail...

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