Preventing packaging at the source protects the environment and public health, reduces cleanup costs, and supports municipal Climate Action, Zero Waste, and Clean Water Program goals.

ReThink Disposable is assisting local jurisdictions implement new source reduction strategies and policies that benefit their waste reduction and stormwater pollution prevention programs. ReThink Disposable California is partnering with local government agencies around the San Francisco Bay Area, including:
  • City of San Francisco Department of the Environment
  • City of San Jose Department of Environmental Services
  • City of Cupertino Department of Public Works
  • City of Sunnyvale Environmental Services Department
  • City of Oakland Department of Public Works
  • City of Palo Alto, Public Works- Watershed Protection
  • South San Francisco Department of Public Works
  • County of Alameda StopWaste
  • County of San Mateo Department of Public Works
  • County of Santa Clara Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission
To find out how to partner with ReThink Disposable in your jurisdiction, contact us at or (415) 369-9174.


Lola's Chicken Shack successfully implemented the following ReThink Disposable best practices:

Lola's Chicken Shack

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Caravaggio Gelato

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Jena, the co-owner of Sacred Wheel, had switched to compostable disposable packaging, because she

Sacred Wheel Cheese Shop (Closed)

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Ayman, the owner of Cybelle's Pizza on Bush Street has been challenged to implement reusable food

Cybelle's Pizza

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Rick Junker, the owner, has replaced disposable plastic water and paper soda cups with reusable

Kirk's Steakburgers

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For dine-in operations, the owner has replaced paper plates with metal trays, replaced 9 oz plastic

New York Pizza

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