After reading this article, I was curious about whether DPW’s policies actually make sense. Just because it’s what DPW does, does not mean it’s the best approach.
Letter to the Editor: The Plague of Increasing Trash Dumping on Our Streets
I’ve lived in the area since 1972 and it has, in the last 10 years or so, become something of a pig sty as far as garbage on the sidewalk and street and, of course, left for someone else to deal with “free” junk piled up on the corners.
Letter to the Editor: Please Help Keep Our Community Clean
Our campaign has never asked for individual donations, because keeping SF clean doesn’t require more money – what we need is more people to be the change and act.
Resources Available to Deal With Overflowing Trash Cans
For decades, the City has been trying to solve the problem. It has tried removing public trash receptacles, increasing them and even outfitting them with sensors to let the SF Department of Public Works (DPW) know when they are full. Whatever is done, the problem never seems to abate.
Refuse Refuse Strives for a Litter-Free San Francisco
Refuse Refuse is a grassroots campaign working to keep the streets of San Francisco clean since its inception in March 2021.
Commentary: Vince Yuen
Trash. It’s something everyone has to deal with. Unfortunately, in San Francisco we have a major problem with it getting into our streets and public spaces.