Toxics Reduction & Healthy Ecosystems Programs Manager, SF Department of the Environment
Jen Jackson manages the Toxics Reduction & Healthy Ecosystems Program at the San Francisco Department of the Environment. She and her team lead initiatives that reduce toxic pollution and improve environmental and public health, such as the San Francisco Green Business certification program, Integrated Pest Management program, Healthy Nail Salon recognition program, a pharmaceutical producer responsibility program, an environmentally preferable purchasing program, and an extensive residential hazardous waste disposal program. Prior to joining San Francisco in 2015, Jen worked in wastewater and stormwater pollution prevention in the public sector, and began her environmental career in the non-profit sector at Sierra Club and Save The Bay. Jen earned her master’s degree in Resource Management & Environmental Planning with a focus in water resources.