This program is not currently available. Contact Us if you are interested in reducing your business waste.
Save Money • Reduce Waste • Go Green
The ReThink Disposable program can help your business:
- Reduce disposable food service ware costs
- Improve customer dining experience
- Prevent litter near your business
- Keep local waterways clean
- Be a greener business
- Lower waste collection service costs
Free technical assistance available to a limited number of businesses.
Poster about the ReThink Disposable Assistance Program
What Bay Area Businesses are Saying
Success stories from participants of the ReThink Disposable program over $2,000 in annual savings and hundreds of pounds in waste reduction for a local food truck).
Case Studies from Food Establishments
Case studies from businesses that have received ReThink Disposable assistance: a fast casual restaurant in San Francisco (Bamboo); a cafe and cheese shop in Oakland (The Sacred Wheel); a food truck in Emeryville (Doc's of the Bay). (PDF)
Factsheet: Reusable v. Disposable
Did you know that 108 billion disposable cups are used by Americans each year? (PDF)
Ten Ways to Unpackage Your Life
From bringing your own bag to saying "no" to straws, here are ten ways we can all reduce packaging waste in our everyday life. (Clean Water Action - PDF)
ReThink Disposable Website
Learn more about the impact of disposables. (Clean Water Action)