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Dual-Stream Pilot Program Report

Read the final report on our Dual-Stream Pilot Program.

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Petition Calls for Amazon Pickup Program in Marin County

New petition calls for Amazon pilot program in which delivery trucks would pick up Amazon boxes and return them to Amazon warehouses for reuse.

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ABC 7 News Covers the MVRS Recycling Contamination Policy

We took ABC 7 News along on a recycling collection route to illustrate the kind of recycling contamination we come across.

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Don't Count on the Numbers

The number system on plastic products is not a reliable way to determine if an item can be recycled in our curbside recycling program..

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What to do with Plastic Bags

Plastic bags, wrap, and film packaging are not accepted in our curbside recycling program. Here's what to do with them. 

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20 Most Searched for Materials

Find out what items are the most popular from our "What Goes Where" tool and how to properly dispose of them.

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During Drought, Portable Toilets Save Water

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Marin IJ Article on MVRS Recycling Pilot & Contamination Issues

Read about recycling challenges and programs we're putting in place to address the issues of contamination in Marin's recycling stream.

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Contamination Violation Policy

What you need to know about our new policy aimed at creating cleaner recycling streams.

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Chipper Success

Corte Madera & Larkspur free chipper weekend safely collects tons of green waste

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