Norcal Waste Systems, Inc. - Norcal is the largest employee-owned company in the solid waste industry, providing waste management services to more than 400,000 residential and 50,000 commercial and industrial customers. Norcal is parent to two dozen subsidiaries providing solid waste services to more than 50 communities and the exclusive service provider in San Francisco.
Recology - Provides collection, recycling, compost, and disposal services. San Francisco operating companies include:
Recology Golden Gate, which provides collection services in the Financial District, North Beach, South of Market, and the Marina.
Recology San Francisco, which operates the transfer station and recycling complex at 501 Tunnel Avenue, and Recycle Central on Pier 96.
Recology Sunset Scavenger, which provides collection services in the residential districts of San Francisco.
San Francisco Department of Public Works (SFDPW) - SFDPW builds and maintains plazas, stairways, and other public areas; coordinates street excavation work; looks after the city urban forest; enforces litter laws; and removes graffiti and illegal signs. The SFDPW also regulates street and sidewalk use while enhancing and protecting the public right-of-way; promotes the undergrounding of overhead utilities; and provides architectural, civil, structural, and mechanical engineering services, including project and construction management.
San Francisco Environment Department - Comprehensive Ciy directory of environmental services provided in the City of San Francisco, including topic, contact (with website link, if available), and phone number.
Scroungers' Center for Re-Usable Art Parts (SCRAP) - Acts as a nonprofit conduit for unwanted materials. SCRAP collects materials from businesses and individuals that would other wise be thrown away, and distributes them to art and educational groups.
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