Monday, December 11, 2017: The San Francisco Conservation Corps attended a press conference with Senator Scott Wiener and SF Department of the Environment to celebrate the new Bottle Bill 458, signed by Governor Jerry Brown in October. SFCC has been advocating this bill as an opportunity to both help San Francisco achieve our zero-waste goals, and increase job opportunities for low-income youth.
Joe Rodriguez writes in the SF Examiner article: "Debra Gore-Mann, executive director of the San Francisco Conservation Corps, told me there may be pop-up recycling centers in different neighborhoods. Others described possible “mobile recycling centers.” The solution is a long way off — 2019 is the launch date for any potential plan, the department said — but we’ve got state Sen. Scott Wiener to thank for it."
SFCC is looking forward to providing more recycling job opportunities for youth in our community!