Refuse Refuse is on a mission to motivate fellow San Franciscans to take actions needed to clean our streets, beautify our neighborhoods, and encourage others to join our cause through organizing events and cleanup opportunities, as well as partner with other local organizations with the ultimate goal of keeping San Francisco free of refuse.
WHY A CLEAN CITY MATTERS
BY THE NUMBERS
- Established March 2021
- 400 cleanups organized
- 100,000 gallons of refuse collected (7,700 13-gal bags)
- 4,000 unique volunteers
- 50 new organizers activated
- 14 corporate cleanups organized
- 17 schools engaged in cleanup activities
- 33 presentations of “SF Trash Talk” given
*As of April 2022
Refuse Refuse aims to influence public policy related to waste management by engaging city government, elected officials, and fellow San Franciscans to push for and implement policies that work to keep our city clean.