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Let's Talk Trash

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

 

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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THE SEABIN PROJECT: Cleaning Our Oceans One Marina At A Time 

A trash-free ocean? Learn how a simple, automated device created by two surfers could help.

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New "Save The Food" Campaign

New campaign to change household behavior to reduce food waste kicks off with video following the journey of a strawberry from the farm to the refrigerator.

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Home Composting Classes Offered in April, May & June

Be a part of the Zero Waste initiative! Learn how to sheet mulch, build a hot pile, and transform food scraps with worms.

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5 Reasons to Use our Compost Service

If you're a Mill Valley Refuse Service customer who isn't taking advantage of our compost service, read this!

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Commercial Food Composting

What you need to know about the new California law that will require commercial businesses generating a lot of food waste (such as restaurants and supermarkets) to begin composting in the near future.

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Street Sweeping Services

Did you know that we also provide street sweeping services? Learn more here.

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