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One Day Oil Filter Exchange Event -- September 12, 2015

Recycle your used oil filter at one of these locatons on September 12 between 10am-3pm and recieve a voucher for a free filter from O'Reilly Auto Parts. 

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Plastic Pollution Coalition

Jeff Bridges shines a light on our single-use plastic consumption in this video by the Plastic Pollution Coalition.

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Lose a Pound Per Day

Zero Waste Marin has a challenge for you: reduce waste going into the landfill by diverting a pound of food scrap waste in your green cart.

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Plastic Ocean Debris Becomes Adidas Shoes

To raise awareness about ocean pollution, Adidas has designed a pair of sneakers made from recycled plastic ocean waste.

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Get the Whole Family Composting

Online resources that make composting fun for the entire family.

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Recycling Plastic Into Polyester

Learn about the complex process of converting used plastic bottles into useful polyester for the clothing industry

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The 2015 Ocean Trash Index

The Ocean Conservancy provides a sobering snapshot of what's trashing our oceans.

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Local Plastic Bag Ban Ordinances

Find out which California cities and counties have (or are in the process of) adopting plastic bag ban ordinances. 

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Take The Kitchen Compost Challenge

By pledging to participate in kitchen organic waste composting, you’ll help Marin reach its Zero Waste goals.

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Backyard Composting Classes for Marin Residents

Get started with home composting classes for beginners on May 2, May 30 and June 20 in Novato.

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