Press Releases for Recycling and Managing Toxic Products for Residents

Residents can learn how to visit the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, schedule a home pick-up, or visit a neighborhood drop-off site for certain toxic products.

SF Environment Press Release
San Francisco’s Department of the Environment (SF Environment), in collaboration with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), launched the first ever safe medicine disposal pilot program paid for by pharmaceutical manufacturers in April 2012. This week they celebrated the successful program by thanking all of the volunteer pharmacies and SF police stations for participating in the program and serving as medicine drop off locations and collecting almost 6 tons of unused or unwanted medicine in just 9 months.