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


Adopt A Spot Mill Valley

Clean Mill Valley group encourages residents to “Adopt a Spot” -- from street corners to paths -- to regularly pick up litter and keep our community clean.

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February 21: Construction and Zero Waste Event

Come learn about recently updated Green Building Codes, Construction and Demolition (C&D) Recycling Programs in Marin County and best practices for deconstruction and reuse at project sites.

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Meet our Honorary Recycling Truck Operators

Through the Bay Area Make-A-Wish foundation our new friends got to spend some time up close with a recycling truck.

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Skip the Plastic Produce Bags

Try these simple alternate options for bagging your produce and help reduce plastic waste.

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The Best Way to Tip Your Collector

Beware of grinches out there! Follow these guidelines to make sure your thoughtful gift makes it to your collector.

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Our Newsletter Has Gone Paperless

We've made the move to electronic newsletters. In case you missed it, get your holiday trash and recycling pick up information here.

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Help Maximize Recycling Rates Through Proper Disposal Methods

Help us ensure that your recyclables are actually recycled!

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Add Food Waste to Your Holiday Recycling List

We've learned to recycle wrapping paper and boxes over the holidays, now it's time to make food waste composting part of our holiday routine too.

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Remembering Tom the Turkey

Back in 2009 we had a wild turkey who liked to follow one of our trucks through Mill Valley. Gobble Gobble!

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Our Garbage Truck Dressed Up for Halloween

 On a misty October afternoon in Mill Valley, we participated in the "Trunk or Treat" event and it was spooktacular!

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