Mill Valley Refuse

Materials Collected

Recycling is collected in a dual stream fashion.

Paper: Newspaper, office paper, magazines, junk mail, catalogs, telephone books, paperboard, paper bags, stationary, envelopes, cardboard & paperboard.

No milk cartons, aseptic juice, soy and soup boxes, soiled paper, wax or plastic coated paper, tissues, paper towels, photographs, or hardcover books.

Glass: Food and beverage glass containers only.

No ceramic, Pyrex, stemware, light bulbs, window glass or mirrors.

Metal: Steel, bimetal and aluminum food and beverage cans, pie plates & clean foil.

No scrap metal, propane tanks, hangers or containers with liquid.

Plastic: Bottles, jugs and tubs. Empty plastic milk, soda and water bottles and jugs, yogurt and margarine tubs, and empty shampoo and soap bottles.

No plastic bags, film plastic or plastic wrapping; Styrofoam, hoses, lawn chairs, furniture, toys, pipe, buckets, sheeting, or tarps.

Green Waste/Food Scrap: Grass cuttings, weeds tree trimmings less than 4″ diameter, berry vines, leaves, and garden waste. Meat, poultry, dairy, fruit, vegetables, egg shells, coffee grounds, tea bags, pizza boxes & food soiled paper products.

No waxed or coated paper products, cooking oil, grease, fats, plastic bags, nursery pots, pet waste, wood products, glass, poison oak, soil, concrete or rock.