San Francisco Department of the Environment

Community Partners

Greening the Next Generation

This site provides information and resources to all SFUSD schools around the areas of Environmental Education, Food and Gardens, Green School, and Facilities and Operations.

Education Outside

Education Outside provides resources, training, and advocacy to school communities to help them create and sustain outdoor learning environments.

Literacy for Environmental Justice

Literacy for Environmental Justice addresses the ecological and health concerns of Bayview Hunters Point and the surrounding communities of southeast San Francisco.

SCRAP (Scrounger’s Center for Reusable Art Parts)

SCRAP stimulates creativity and environmental awareness in children and adults through promoting the creative reuse of materials that traditionally have been discarded as waste.

Garden for the Environment

Garden for the Environment maintains a nationally acclaimed one-acre urban demonstration garden and offers environmental education programs about organic gardening, urban compost systems and sustainable food systems.


Recology is an employee-owned company based in San Francisco that provides collection, recycling, compost, and disposal services to all San Francisco schools, businesses and residences.

San Francisco Recreation and Parks

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department provides clean, safe and fun park experiences to the public.

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission provides retail drinking water and wastewater services to San Francisco, wholesale water to three Bay Area counties, and green hydroelectric and solar power to San Francisco’s municipal departments. They also offer Education Programs.