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Let's Talk Trash

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

 

40% of America's Food Going to Waste?

What this video from the PBS NewsHour that explores why good food is being discarded, and what can be done to prevent it.

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Free Tarps to Cover Truck Loads

Event on October 27 to provide tarps and education to Marin County drivers in effort to eliminate roadway trash and debris.

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How Would You Like to Wear Your Trash?

For one month, activist Rob Greenfield wore every piece of trash he created. The result is something to see! Watch the video here.

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A Tragic Accident Leaves One of Our Recycling Men Paralyzed

Read more about him, the GoFundMe in his name, and the little Mill Valley boy on his route who has already raised money to help his favorite recycling man.

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One Man’s Trash…

Take a peek into the New York Sanitation Garage’s secret trash collection.

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Food Expiration Dates & Waste

That “use-by date” might not mean what you think.

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California set to Vote (Again) to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

Two important plastic bag ballot measures you need to be aware of – and vote on – this November.

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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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