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Let's Talk Trash

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


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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Important Holiday Trash & Recycling Information

Our winter newsletter is in the mail, but in case you missed it, you can read the full version online here.

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3 Ways to Prepare for Winter Rain

Use your Compost (green) cart to clear organic debris from your property before the rain starts.

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Garbage-to-Plate Dining?

There's a new food movement brewing that encourages us to rethink the distinction between what we eat and what we throw away.

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What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Watch this quick video from the NOAA's National Ocean Service to find out where plastic polution is ending up in our own backyard.

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