The city of San Francisco is diverting 80 percent of all its waste away from landfills, Mayor Ed Lee announced Friday.
Recycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.
San Francisco’s composting program appears to be taking food out of the mouths of the city’s hungry.
Utensils that are marketed as compostable or good for the environment are not living up to expectations, according to an environmental group.
Recology and San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department teamed up once more as thousands lined up for a free compost giveaway on Saturday.
Not all piles of rotting food are disgusting. In fact, some are actually cooking up something special. Keith Mattison of Pinole asked this Good Question: Why do compost piles heat up?
After years of planning and preparing, residents of the RethinkWaste service area of San Mateo County are getting a new system for recycling, composting and garbage collection on Monday.
San Francisco composts more than any other city in the country, with residents tallying a 200 percent one year jump in composting.
San Francisco officials are crediting the city’s year-old composting law for a big increase in the number of apartment buildings with composting bins.