To mark America Recycles Day (yes, that’s a thing and yes, it’s today), Rec and Park announced that the Eco Pop-Up at Dolores Park has been successfully diverting the majority of waste produced in the park away from landfills and will return in spring. The Eco Pop-Up consists of several large recycling, compost and trash dumpsters at the Dolores Street...
This post originally ran in 2010, but it still gives us interesting insight into the afterlife of the neighborhood’s old, dried-out tannenbaums. Since the post was first published, the Haight Street Recycling Center closed in 2013 after 35 years in operation. This year, you have until January 16 for Recology to pick up your tree. If you miss that deadline, the nearest place...
Bottle collectors make short work of the day's leavings.
California's green image tarnished by recycling program meltdown.
A day in the life of Mission's biggest recycling center. En Español
Composting in San Francisco? Natch.
Learning initiative gets high school students to compost.
Gordon counts three categories of scavengers: the homeless like himself, the junkies who do it for a fix, and the bootleggers who cruise the city in pick-up trucks.