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Get Started Today! Then Recycle and Compost Everyday
The Blue Bin It's easy! Glass, Aluminum, Paper and most Plastics can go right into the Blue Recycing Bins throughout campus. Acceptable recycling materials include:
- Metal: Aluminum cans, aluminum foil and trays (ball foil up to softball size), caps and lids from bottles, jars and steel (tin) cans
- Plastic Except those labeled "compostable." No plastic bags, wrappers or Styrofoam
- Bottles (leave caps on), coffee cup lids, containers and clamshells, cups and plates (plastic only, no styrofoam)
- Paper (Clean, dry and unsoiled)
- Computer and office paper, envelopes (windows okay), junk mail and magazines, newspapers
- Packing or kraft paper, phonebooks, sticky notes,
- Glass bottles and jars
The Green Bin
Any food, paper products, napkins, and a lot of other items can be composted! It's really amazing. Just add these to the Green Compost Bins throughout campus. Acceptable Green Waste Materials Include:
- Food Scraps (Anything that used to be alive)
- Bread, grains and pasta, fruit (pits and shells too)
- Coffee grounds with paper filter, tea and tea bags
- Dairy, Eggshells and eggs
- Leftovers and spoiled food, Meat (including bones), Seafood (including shellfish)
- Food Soiled Paper
- Coffee filters
- Greasy pizza boxes, paper take-out boxes and containers (metal handle OK)
- Paper cups and plates, Paper ice cream containers
- Paper bags, napkins, tissues and towel
- Waxy paper milk and juice cartons (no foil liner, plastic spout OK)
The Green Corps: A Student Club
An Associated Student club that works for economic, environmental, and social sustainability on campus and in our community.
* Meets every Thursday, from 3:00 - 4:00 pm, in MUB 280
* All students welcome!
* To join the list-serv, send an e-mail request to email@example.com
Shared Governance: Sustainability Subcomittee
A Shared Governance Subcommittee dedicated to assuring long-term oversight and successful implementation of the CCSF Sustainability Plan, as well as to serve as a central resource to ensure effective partnerships among departments, training programs, awareness campaigns, local community organizations, businesses, and the City of San Francisco’s Department of the Environment.
The student-initiated Sustainability Subcommittee was formed in 2006 as an official Shared Governance subcommittee of the Facilities Review and Planning Committee. It has open and unlimited membership from student, classified, faculty, and administrative populations at CCSF.
* Typically meets once per month on Mondays, from 3:00 - 4:30 pm.
* Unlimited membership for students, faculty, staff, and administrators
* For more information, contact the chair(s) listed on the subcommittee page