We want to say thank you to our partners, sponsors, volunteers and staff for a great season at Dolores Park in San Francisco! R20W diverted over 6.7 tons of compost & 3 tons of recycling from landfill between June 26-November 1, 2020 each weekend. We reached an average diversion rate of 84%! In addition, we used the money raised from our 5K Virtual Run in May to transition our education and outreach to a *new* system to be provide worker and public safety due to Covid-19.

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To educate communities about the destructive impact of single-use disposables and provide zero waste solutions and effective alternatives to reduce waste downstream. Race to Zero Waste can assist your community by working with local partners to address zero waste goals through facilitation, public outreach, data gathering, reporting, and education.

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2020 Year in Review

 “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ~Nelson Mandela~ At this point, March seems like a lifetime ago. R20W was planning it’s signature cup/bib free 5K fun run along Ocean Beach with a festival to follow at the Park Chalet.  We

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Last-minute Low-waste Thanksgiving Tips!

You’ve got everything ready for your small, pandemic-safe gathering of a few family members, but there might be a few more things you can do to make sure your Thanksgiving is zero-waste (or as close as possible!). Cook less than

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