San Francisco Department of the Environment

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Don't Forget to "Treecycle" Your Holiday Bush

    Christmas is over, and unless you got a fake tree with plans on being those people and decorating it for every holiday in 2013, now's the time to get rid of your festive fern. Starting Wednesday, Jan. 2, trash collectors will be picking up your Christmas trees along with the regular curbside garba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    San Francisco Cellphone Safety Law To Be Debated in Court This Week

    Cellphone users in the 21st century are just like cigarette smokers were in the 1950s -- addicted to the buzz. But, like cigarettes, do cellphones really need "warning labels" alerting us to the potential health dangers? Well, that's exactly what San Francisco is trying to find out.On Thursday, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    City Has $2.6 Million Stimulus Surplus Burning Hole in its Pocket

    Program's implosion leaves San Francisco with millions to spend and nothing to buy.That was fast...‚ÄčAs City Hall struggles to close a $483 million budget gap, bureaucrats a block away at the San Francisco Department of the Environment are faced with the opposite quandary: They must figure out how ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 7, 2009


    The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Fishing on the Dock of the Bay

    Too many fishermen are still unaware of the dangers of consuming San Francisco Bay seafood

  • News

    December 12, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Tale of the Whale; Night Crawler: A Cure for the Common Cold

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