Plastic Container Recycling

Why Is Plastic Recycling So Difficult?

Why is it so difficult to recycle plastic? Well, it’s complicated. From chemical composition to consumer behavior, there’s a lot to it. We encourage you to read this article on Waste360 to learn more about what makes recycling plastics a

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Winter 2019 MSS Newsletter

The Winter/Holiday 2019 Marin Sanitary Service newsletter is out and should be arriving in your mailbox. Be sure to check it out to learn about holiday waste best practices, our holiday schedule, and tree pickup information. Read the Winter 2019

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California Bill Incentivizes Dual Stream Recycling

With the signing of Assembly Bill No. 815, California Governor Gavin Newsom has added another layer of accountability on cities, counties and regional agencies in the state’s quest to divert from disposal 50% of all solid waste through source reduction, recycling,

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No! Parody Recycling Video

No! (That Isn’t Recyclable) Music Video

What happens when you mix recycling education with a Maghan-Trainor-inspired song and a dash of silly? This parody video! Made by our friends at Sustainable Tucson about wishful recycling, both the message — and the delivery — made us smile.

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California Coastal Cleanup Day 2019

Join California Coastal Cleanup Day

On the third Saturday in September California cleans up! California Coastal Cleanup Day welcomes more than 60,000 volunteers who will pick up hundreds of thousands of pounds of trash and recyclables from beaches, lakes, and waterways each year. It brings awareness

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Compost Cart Layering

Tips to Keep Your Compostables Cart & Pail Clean

We know that collecting food waste for composting can be… well, downright yucky. Here are some tips to keep that “yuck factor” to a minimum. Wash your kitchen compost pail regularly with soap and water. Some pails are even dishwasher

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Plastic Bottles

America’s History with Plastics

  Ever wonder just how we got to be so dependent on plastics? In Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America, journalist Susan Strasser takes us on tour of America’s plastic story from first production in 1907, to the

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