Mayor Ed Lee marks compost milestone

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee got his hands dirty on Wednesday to mark a big milestone in the city's recycling program.
March 28, 2012 8:37:17 PM PDT
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee got his hands dirty on Wednesday to mark a big milestone in the city's recycling program.

The mayor was at Alemany Farm to receive compost produced from the one million tons food scraps residents have been tossing into those green bins.

If you want to get your hands on this nutrient rich soil for your garden, Recology is giving some away this Saturday at several locations.

Event Information:
The Great Compost Giveaway
Saturday, March 31stfrom 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Recology will be offering up to 5 gallons of FREE mixed compost to each resident at four locations across San Francisco while supply last:

  • Alemany Farm, 700 Alemany Boulevard, off Interstate 280 South
  • Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, Ferry Building at the Embarcadero (foot traffic only)
  • McLaren Park, Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, John F. Shelley Drive at Mansell Street
  • Ocean Beach Parking Lot, 950 Great Highway between Lincoln Way and Fulton Street

This is a BYOB (Bring Your Own Bucket) event.


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