Travelers must bring a reusable bottle or purchase an airport-approved aluminum or glass bottle for their water.
According to the airport's website, SFO has already installed nearly 100 hydration stations and drinking fountains in all terminals to expand access and encourage passengers to refill the reusable bottles.
The ban does not include plastic bottles used for flavored water or soft drinks.
SFO has a plan to reach the zero waste target by 2021
Read more about the airport's environmental goals on its website.