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


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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Robin Nagle: What I Discovered in New York City Trash

Trash anthropologist Robin Nagle talks New York City garbage in new TED talk.

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Making an Emotional Connection to Recycling

New PSA campaign from Keep America Beautiful aims to mobilize individual ownership and emotional connection to recycling.

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Garbology in Marin: Wasted Energy

New Grand Jury report explores the fate of Redwood Landfill Inc.

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A Photographer's Artistic View of Garbage

See how local photographer John Lund plays with the idea of "a mountain of garbage."

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Roof to Roads: Paving The Way to Zero Waste

A pilot project that turns Marin's old roofing shingles into Bay Area roads gains traction.

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Landfill Harmonic: Making Beautiful Music From Trash

A heartfelt & moving story of how instruments made from recycled trash bring hope to children whose future is otherwise spiritless.

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