GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

San Francisco Recycling Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"In 2020, San Francisco had a recycling rate of around 80%."

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"The average recycling rate for households curbside collection in San Francisco is 70%."

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"San Francisco bans 25 different types of plastic and expanded polystyrene items for effective recycling."

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"In 2018, San Francisco launched a citywide effort to eliminate plastic straws, which has diverted millions of straws from the recycling stream."

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"San Francisco residents and businesses discard approximately 1,500 tons of refuse every day."

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"San Francisco’s recycling programs have created over 500 jobs."

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"In 2017, 423,502 gallons of paint were collected and recycled in San Francisco."

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"San Francisco has more than 1,000 recycling drop-off locations for beverage containers."

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"The San Francisco Unified School District diverts 78% of its waste through recycling and composting."

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"In 2015, 64% of San Francisco’s total waste disposed included recyclable or compostable material."

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"Annually, San Francisco collects approximately 15,000 pounds of pharmaceuticals for safe disposal."

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