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Zero waste, zero change

Zero waste, zero change

Editorial Board

February 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

San Francisco had a diversion rate of 52 percent as of 2001, with over half of the waste generated was either recycled or composted, according to the San Francisco Department of the Environment. Former Mayor Ed Lee announced in 2012 that San Francisco had achieved a diversion rate of 80 percent, the...

Adding to the cycle

Adding to the cycle

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under Features

In order to get San Francisco closer to its goal of zero waste by 2020, Recology, the local resource recovery company, has added items to its list of what can be recycled in blue bins and increased the amount of compost sent to farms. “Zero waste is an idea that means sending next to nothing to land...

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Convent and San Francisco strive to be more eco-friendly

Laura Mogannam and Olivia Mohun

October 21, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, News

Students learned about San Francisco’s goal to become a greener city and have zero waste during espacio at today’s assembly. Paul Pryor Lorentz, theology teacher and one of Convent’s environmental ambassadors, presented a video highlighting the management of trash in San Francisco. “I...

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