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Zero Waste Grants

The Zero Waste Program awards grant funding to non-profit organizations whose work in source reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting helps San Francisco towards zero waste. From community composting workshops, to implementing composting and recycling at local events, to collecting textile clothing, these organizations exemplify diverse strategies to achieve zero waste.

Current Grant Recipients

Asian Pacific American Community Center- (APACC)
Bio-Link Depot
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco
Friends of San Francisco Public Library
Garden for the Environment
Literacy for Environmental Justice
Recycle for Change
SCRAP
San Francisco Conservation Corps
SF State University
San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market
UCSF Office of Sustainability
UCSF Recycling &Waste Reduction, Facilities Services 

Zero Waste Grant Program Recommendations (PDF)
Zero Waste Grant Awards for Fiscal Year 2017-2019 (PDF)


Past Grant Recipients

  • Local Organizations Take on Zero Waste - June 4, 2013 - Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, Citizen Film and Green Streets, Garden for the Environment, Goodwill and SF Housing Foundation, San Francisco and Marin Food Bank, San Francisco City College, San Francisco Clean City Coalition, San Francisco Community Recyclers, San Francisco Conservation Corps, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • San Francisco Department of the Environment Announces Grant Recipients to Support Zero Waste Goals - July 31, 2012 - The Supportive Housing Employment Collaborative, San Francisco Clean City Coalition, Garden for the Environment, San Francisco Conservation Corp, Scroungers for Reuseable Art Parts (SCRAP), Loved Twice 

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