"In San Francisco we have found GREEN STREETS to be an effective partner in establishing sustainable recycling programs. Their leadership has resulted in employment opportunities for residents of subsidized housing, reduced cost for overall waste disposal and increased recycling in compliance with city goals."
- PAUL GIUSTI, PUBLIC AFFAIRS & BUSINESS MANAGER, RECOLOGY
"GREEN STREETS is a critical partner in San Francisco's mission district to achieve 100% recycling rates by 2020. GREEN STREETS has successfully created permanent green collar jobs and increased recycling and composting rates throughout all of San Francisco's neighborhoods."
-MOHAMMED NURU, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
"You have figured out what the city of San Francisco hasn't figured out after billions of dollars invested in the system for all these decades."
-SAN FRANCISCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND STATE ASSEMBLY CANDIDATE DAVID CAMPOS
"We sit around offices and talk about strategy, about how we're going to fix communities. This is the solution. This is how you do it."
-TOMIQUIA MOSS, DIRECTOR OF HOPE SF
"These are young men and women who are looking for purpose... you have a community that in essence is decimated. And I think what we have with Tyrone and Shannon - with GREEN STREETS - are people who are trying to fight this tide."
-DR. SANDRA SUSAN SMITH, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
"The GREEN STREETS team is by far the most powerful part of the story - there are countless examples of social enterprises trying to employ people in low income communities, but not many where the organization was started by the community members themselves."
-HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
"Unlike some companies that truly struggle with this, GREEN STREETS is a great example of how teamwork, support and passion for the health and well-being of its employees contributes to the success of an organization and its people. The film does a phenomenal job of capturing this and is a must-watch for everyone to see and be reminded of the power of a job."
-KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
"GREEN STREETS is one of the best lessons in leadership I've had. It empowers all of its employees to be leaders through its commitment both to individual growth and community support. GREEN STREETS seems to be much more than a business-it's a movement."
-MBA/MA PUBLIC POLICY, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY