Learn how to WASTE ZERO at the Free Small Business Week Workshop

Don’t Let Your Bottom Line Go To Waste – WASTE ZERO Recology Sunset Scavenger and Recology Golden Gate, in partnership with the San Francisco Department of the Environment, invite you to attend a lively discussion centered around reducing waste at your business. By maximizing recycling, composting, and reuse options, you can help reduce your impact… More Learn how to WASTE ZERO at the Free Small Business Week Workshop

Compostable vs. Biodegradable… ugh

We live in a world filled with complicated plastics, which include plastics #1-7, bioplastics, degradable plastics, and compostable plastics. When people ask me recycling questions about San Francisco’s programs, I sometimes get funny interpretations. “That is combustable, right?”, “Yes”, I say, “it’s compostable”, meaning, it is acceptable in San Francisco’s green compost collection bin. Plastic manufacturers are trying… More Compostable vs. Biodegradable… ugh

No-Fuss Options for Separating Kitchen Scraps

San Franciscans have numerous options for separating food scraps for compost collection. The keys to keeping your kitchen neat and clean are to place your scraps in a container that will not leak and transfer them to a compost collection (green) cart before they begin to break down. Usually that means taking them out once… More No-Fuss Options for Separating Kitchen Scraps