Policy for Recycling and Composting

Environmental policy and legislation in San Francisco

No matter where you are in San Francisco, you can recycle or compost almost everything. You can also reuse and recycle debris materials from construction and demolition projects.

Resource Conservation Ordinance
Extended Bag Reduction Ban 2012
The ordinance expands the current bag ban to all retail businesses and for such businesses to charge a minimum of $0.10 per checkout bag beginning October 1, 2012.
Chapter 16 FOOD SERVICE WASTE REDUCTION ORDINANCE
Chapter 16 abstract

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