Solutions in Zero Waste

Sending nothing to landfill is a foreseeable future

Imagine a world in which nothing goes to landfills or to incinerators. We think it is achievable, and SF Environment is doing everything we can to make it happen.

Shiny wrapping paper can usually be recycled in the blue bin. Avoid purchasing or recycling wrapping materials with metallic finishes or made with plastic. Tissue paper should be composted. Tissue paper fibers are too short to be recycled again.
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Recology will "treecycle" for free! Pick-up service is from Thursday, January 2 through Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
Broken fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs DO contain mercury, a toxic metal. Read more for the steps to a safe clean-up and disposal.

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