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


What Marin’s Single-Use Bag Ordinance Means to You

Find out which towns have adopted Marin's Single-Use-Bag Ordinance and why.

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“Environment Now” Program Trains Hard-to-Hire Workers for Green Jobs

 San Francisco program helps educate businesses on composting, recycling and waste reduction.

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3 Ways to Produce Less Garbage

Simple things you can do to reduce the amount of waste going into our landfills.

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Art Exhibit Tells the Story of Plastic Pollution

Exhibit by the 5 Gyres Project tells the alarming story of people and animals around the globe impacted by plastic debris.

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A Zero Waste Home in Mill Valley

Local family gains international attention for living a true zero waste lifestyle.

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19-Year-Old Inventor Devises Ocean Cleanup Array

In this TEDx talk, a teenager describes how to remove nearly 20 billion tons of plastic waste from our oceans.

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What Is The Extended Producer Responsibility Movement?

Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of the California Product Stewardship Council to speak at JPA meeting about the Extended Producer Responsibility movement in California.

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Plastic Gets There First

Surfers and filmakers travel the globe in search of undiscovered surf spots only to find plastic waste is already there.

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Organic Gardening Workshop

Conservation Corp North Bay three-part workshop series on establishing a productive organic garden starts Feb 1.

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New Compost FAQs & Flyers

New flyers and FAQs from our friends at Zero Waste Marin will help you shop and store food smarter so you can reduce your food waste.

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