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.

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
Recycling Word Cloud

The Case for Recycling Optimism

There’s no doubt that the recycling industry is changing. Over the last few years there have been significant fluctuations in the markets for plastics and other recyclables that have caused us (and everyone else) to reevaluate the status quo. As

Read More »
Marin Sanitary Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019 MSS Newsletter

Spring 2019 MSS Newsletter The Spring 2019 Marin Sanitary Service newsletter is out and should be arriving in your mailbox. In it we cover the new website, our new “Where’s it Go, Joe?” online tool and mobile app and some

Read More »
Marin Sanitary Can Recycling

Webinar Debunks Recycling Myths

The Container Recycling Institute (CRI) knows a thing or two about recycling. They produce research, reporting, and education on policies and practices that empower communities to reduce waste (and related emissions) and increase recovery, reuse, and high-end/closed loop recycling of

Read More »
MSS Rate Explained

2019 Rate Increase Explained

The following information is from Patricia Garbarino, President of Marin Sanitary Service. For the past two years, MSS has been working with jurisdictions we serve and their independent third party, R3 Consulting, to make improvements to the way rates are set. We

Read More »

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

Read More »