Overcoming Racism and Injustice

Marin Sanitary Service is Committed to Overcoming Racism and Injustice We are appalled by events involving racial injustice in the U.S. The murders of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd show how much work we have to do to build a

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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates Updated May, 2021  General Marin Sanitary Service Information Where can I find updates about MSS and policies on COVID-19? You can see the News section of our website, and follow us on social media. We’re on Facebook and

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Recycle Right Guide

This guide was produced by Marin Sanitary Service, Marin Hazardous and Solid Waste Joint Powers Authority, Sonoma County Waste Management Agency, WM EarthCare, Mill Valley Refuse Service, Recology Sonoma Marin, and Bay Cities Refuse. The special section was published May

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What is Recycling Contamination?

What is recycling contamination? It’s anything put in your curbside containers that does not belong there.  For example, if you are putting all of your recyclables in plastic bags, the plastic bag would be considered a contaminant because it is

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What’s in Marin’s Garbage?

In 2014, Marin Sanitary Service conducted a waste characterization study to find out what was being collected in residential landfill carts. The study found that less than half of the material collected was classified as ”true garbage.” Approximately 38% of

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Holiday Tips to Reduce Waste

Use LED Holiday Lights LED lights last up to 10 times longer and use 80% less energy than traditional incandescent lights. Also, never place any holiday lights in your recycling cart. Re-Charge it! Replace your alkaline batteries with rechargeable ones.

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