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Sorting it out

Sorting it out

Compostable bags, cutlery may be going to landfill
Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor February 14, 2020

The Broadway Campus cafeteria is flooded daily with over a thousand students and faculty carrying plates, utensils, cups and bowls labeled “compostable” in an effort to foster an ecologically sustainable...

Everyone has a carbon footprint. Calculating your individual carbon footprint allows you to take steps to decrease it.

Individual impact matters

Small changes make a difference
Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2019

The Global Climate Strikes two weeks ago helped many individuals realize that they can participate in promoting environmental issues at the local level and individually take action to reduce their carbon...

School fined for improper sorting

School fined for improper sorting

Incorrect composting and recycling causes significant fines
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,...

Zero waste, zero change

Zero waste, zero change

The City of San Francisco has the goal of becoming a zero waste city by 2020, but with only two years left, it seems impossible unless major changes revolving around sorting waster are made, including within the Convent & Stuart Hall community.
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...

Adding to the cycle

Adding to the cycle

Waste company expands what can be recycled.
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...

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