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Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Legislators Tweaking Proposal To Ban Sale Of Plastic Water Bottles In San Francisco

Legislation in San Francisco to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles is undergoing some tweaks since the City’s Small Business Commission has been vocal about their serious reservations about the proposal.

02/17/2014

Garbage Truck. (CBS)

San Francisco Launches Nation’s First Recycled Clothing Campaign

San Francisco has become the first city in the country to launch a campaign to recycle clothing in a way similar to how bottles, cans, and cardboard are recycled.

01/15/2014

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San Francisco Composting Program Marks Million-Ton Milestone

Recycling has reached a milestone in San Francisco with the amount of food scraps collected through an urban compost program reaching one million tons.

11/22/2011

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