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Let's Talk Trash

This is where we post news and information about our services, our community and our environment.

 

Add Food Waste to Your Holiday Recycling List

We've learned to recycle wrapping paper and boxes over the holidays, now it's time to make food waste composting part of our holiday routine too.

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Remembering Tom the Turkey

Back in 2009 we had a wild turkey who liked to follow one of our trucks through Mill Valley. Gobble Gobble!

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Our Garbage Truck Dressed Up for Halloween

 On a misty October afternoon in Mill Valley, we participated in the "Trunk or Treat" event and it was spooktacular!

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40% of America's Food Going to Waste?

What this video from the PBS NewsHour that explores why good food is being discarded, and what can be done to prevent it.

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Free Tarps to Cover Truck Loads

Event on October 27 to provide tarps and education to Marin County drivers in effort to eliminate roadway trash and debris.

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How Would You Like to Wear Your Trash?

For one month, activist Rob Greenfield wore every piece of trash he created. The result is something to see! Watch the video here.

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A Tragic Accident Leaves One of Our Recycling Men Paralyzed

Read more about him, the GoFundMe in his name, and the little Mill Valley boy on his route who has already raised money to help his favorite recycling man.

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One Man’s Trash…

Take a peek into the New York Sanitation Garage’s secret trash collection.

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Food Expiration Dates & Waste

That “use-by date” might not mean what you think.

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California set to Vote (Again) to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

Two important plastic bag ballot measures you need to be aware of – and vote on – this November.

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