Zero Waste means waste prevention, reducing consumption, reusing, recycling, and composting with nothing going to landfill or incineration.
Find tools and resources to help tenants, single-family and multi-family households improve participation in programs and help the City achieve its Zero Waste goal.
Whether you work in a restaurant, hotel, office building, or anywhere in the city, sorting your discards into the correct bins is required. View resources to improve participation and compliance with the City's zero waste policies.
Recycling & Managing Toxic Products
San Francisco has an ordinance that requires maximum reuse and recycling of material and debris generated during construction and demolition projects.
Every event held in San Francisco is required to offer recycling and composting at the event. Receive special assistance and signage to help your event comply with San Francisco's Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance.
City employees are environmental ambassadors who are leading by example. Resources are available to help City staff prevent waste, reuse, recycle, compost, and buy green to conserve resources and and save money.