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Sustainability Frequently Asked Questions

I have questions about the ban on Styrofoam. Where can I get more information?
I have a question about my trash service. Who do I call?
What do I do with my old batteries from home?
What can be recycled?
How can I reduce my waste?
What if I see something dumped into a creek?

Q: I have questions about the ban on Styrofoam. Where can I get more information?
A:

The City of Mill Valley has prepared the following two-page info sheet with Frequently Asked Questions about the Environmentally Preferable Food Packaging Ordinance.

Click here  to download.

Click here for more information.

 

Q: I have a question about my trash service. Who do I call?
A:

Trash service is provided in Mill Valley by Mill Valley Refuse Service. Contact information:

Phone: (415) 457-9760
Office hours: Monday – Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
After hours: Please leave a message on our 24-hour voice mail system at (415) 457-9760

Mailing address:
Mill Valley Refuse Service
112 Front Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

Website: www.millvalleyrefuse.com

 

 

Q: What do I do with my old batteries from home?
A:

The City of Mill Valley participates in a battery recycling program. You can drop off your old household and cell phone batteries (sorry, no automotive batteries) at one of the following collection points:
City Hall
Library
Public Safety Building
Community Center 
SASM Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Look for the Blue Battery Recycling Barrel.

 

Q: What can be recycled?
A:

Not sure what to recycle? See Mill Valley Refuse Service's recycling guide for a list of items they'll accept for recycling, and how to prepare them for pick-up.

 

Q: How can I reduce my waste?
A:

You'll also find lots of useful information on Mill Valley Refuse Service's website site about how to reduce waste on their Let's Talk Trash page and on their Zero Waste page.

 

Q: What if I see something dumped into a creek?
A:

Contact the Department of Public Works as soon as possible. If it is after hours, call the Dispatch Center at 389-4100.

 

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