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San Francisco’s Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance requires everyone in San Francisco to separate their refuse into recyclables, compostables and landfill trash. Whether you work in a restaurant, hotel, office building, or anywhere in the city, San Francisco's recycling and compost collection program is available.

The Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance requires everyone in San Francisco - businesses, residents, and City employees - to keep recyclables and compostables out the landfill by recycling and composting everything possible. Read>
Deciding what goes in which bin can be confusing. Here you will find tips on the basics of recycling and composting. Read>
SF Environment's offers a range of customized assistance for your business to recycle and compost successfully. Read>
Restaurants and retailers must be aware of the City's ordinances and how they affect your business. Read>
SF Environment can help you save up to 75% on the variable costs of your Recology bill. Read>

Additional Information for Business Recycling and Composting

San Francisco's Plastic Bag Ban
Learn all there is about the ordinance, acceptable bags, and how to alert your customers.
Food Runners: Relaying Food to the Needy
Food Runners connects excess prepared food to those in need and will pick up most kitchen prepared food.