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Proposed 2020 Rate Increase

Proposed 2020 Rate Increase

MVRS is Requesting a Rate Increase Mill Valley Refuse Service will be requesting a rate increase from all the jurisdictions it services at upcoming city council and board meetings during the month of September. (Actually, by the time you read

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COVID-19 Updates

Collection Service Continues Our garbage, recycling and compost collection service continues to operate as an essential service in our communities. Please put your carts out as usual on your regularly-scheduled collection day. Service Tips Please do not overfill your carts.

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Spring Cleaning During COVID

Spring Cleaning? Collect, Sort and Store

After staying at home for weeks, you may be more aware of clutter and be moved to remove! Are you looking at piles of items to donate or recycle?   Unfortunately, during the shelter-at-home order, many facilities for drop-off and

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What to do with Extra Bags and Boxes

What to Do with Extra Bags and Boxes

Are you ordering in more during Stay-at-Home? As we get more deliveries and can’t use our reusable bags at stores, paper and plastic bags and cardboard boxes are piling up! Here are some tips from Zero Waste Marin: Paper bags:

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Feed The Frontlines

Thank You to Feed the Frontlines Marin

The team at Mill Valley Refuse wants to offer our sincere and enthusiastic gratitude to Kylie Frame of Feed the Frontlines Marin for bringing our crew not one, but two days of delicious breakfasts.   Kylie, a senior at Tamalpais High School, contacted

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Reuse Amazon Boxes

MVRS Supports REUSE of Amazon Boxes

  The Sierra Club has signed on to a petition asking that Amazon offer a pilot pickup program in Marin County in which delivery trucks would pick up Amazon boxes and plastic mailers on subsequent deliveries and return them to

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Service Update Post

Service as Usual Announcement 3/23/20

Important Service Announcement from MVRS Please see below for important service information for Mill Valley Refuse Service customers. This information was also emailed to our residential customers on March 23, 2020. Click here to view a PDF version of that

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Compost SB 1383

SB 1383: A Revolution For Organic Waste

In September 2016, Governor Brown signed into law SB 1383 (Lara, Chapter 395, Statutes of 2016), establishing methane emissions reduction targets in a statewide effort to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants in various sectors of California’s economy. The new law

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Zero Waste Marin School in Action

Marin’s Zero Waste Schools

Marin’s Zero Waste Schools Life lessons, savings, and less to the landfill Twenty-nine of Marin’s 49 public K-12 schools are enrolled in the Zero Waste Schools Program, and more are coming on board every year. At these schools, students and

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No plastic film in recycling

February 2020 Recycling Alert Email

Did you get our email about recycling? On February 6, 2020 we sent an email to our residential customers with information about what can and can’t go in your recycling carts. We also answered some of the questions we get

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