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Holiday Packages Are Causing An Environmental And Recycling Nightmare

KPIX News 5 reports on how improper sorting of holiday packaging leads to problems for local recycling centers.

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How Trash Gets Into Creeks

Check out this handy illustration of the various ways that trash gets into our watershed from the Clean Marin Trash Summit in November.

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Big Changes in the Recycling Industry

Changes in the recycling market, and new restrictions are forcing a re-examination of how we collect recyclables.

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5 Tips to Reduce Halloween Waste

Halloween is a time for celebration and fun, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your commitment to a sustainable lifestyle.

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Redwood Landfill Generates Clean Power From Your Garbage

Redwood Landfill is closing the loop on Marin County's trash by turning landfill gas into enough renewable electricity to power 5,000 homes in Marin, Napa, Solano and Contra Costa counties.

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Don't Trash Fashion

According to the EPA 60 truckloads of textiles are trashed in the US every hour. 

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Trucks! Trucks! Trucks!

Pictures from our participation in the Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! exhibit at the End of Summer Bash at the Mill Valley Recreation & Community Center.

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I Tried To Live Trash-Free For 30 Days

Watch this video of a Los Angeles woman documenting her challenges and successes living zero waste for one month.

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Organics Origami

Learn some nifty techniques for folding newspapers to create liners for your kitchen compost container.

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‘Ick Factor’ Over Food Scraps Diminishing Marin Composting Efforts

Marin IJ article explores some of the barriers facing food waste compost adoption in Marin.

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