A bill up for vote in the California Assembly this week could have a big impact on how and what we recycle. The bill seeks to push manufacturers toward more sustainable packaging and products, denying them the ability to sell
Check your mailboxes during the week of June 28, 2020 for our Dual Stream Pickup Calendar flyer. It was mailed to all MVRS residential customers. Your family won’t forget what recycling week it is with this handy Dual Stream Pickup
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.
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
The idea of a “zero waste” lifestyle is a growing trend, particularly online, where YouTubers, bloggers, chefs, and scientists have all started embracing the movement. But for the average person, the concept of “zero” can be intimidating. It
Green Impact Plastics, a Mexican company building a $7 million facility in Southern California, is set to use optimized machinery to overcome challenges that have hampered thermoform processing. PET thermoforms bring special baggage to the recycling process: Optical sorters
Now that the World Health Organization has declared the spread of the coronavirus a pandemic, many of us are asked to work remotely. Spending more time at home may increase the volume of waste we produce, but we can take
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
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
America’s ‘recycled’ plastic waste is clogging landfills, survey finds Many facilities lack the ability to process ‘mixed plastics’, a category of waste that has virtually no market as new products Read the full article on TheGuardian.com.