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School fined for improper sorting

School fined for improper sorting

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

As 2020 draws nearer and the timer for San Francisco’s goal to become a zero waste city ticks down, Recology, the city’s waste management company is cracking down on trash sorting by fining many residents, businesses, and institutions — including Convent & Stuart Hall. “It’s not uncom...

Zero waste, zero change

Zero waste, zero change

Editorial Board

February 9, 2018

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

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...

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