Waste Audit/Services from Marin Sanitary
Marin Sanitary Service can help businesses located in Central Marin save some green by going green with complimentary and customizable services and products including FREE waste characterization studies, commercial recycling consultations, customizable recycling pick-ups, container options to fit various space constraints, and confidential paper shredding and recycling. Call Marin Sanitary Service to discuss options and resources - 415-485-1702.
Reduce Paper by Stopping Junk Mail
Reuse or Recycle Materials
General Recycling Information, Guides and Reuse Networks
Links to Local Haulers' Recycling Pages with Local Recycling Information
Construction Waste Recycling and Salvage
- Ohmega Salvage, Berkeley 510-842-7368
- Berkeley Arch. Salvage, Berkeley, 510-655-2270
- Global Material Recovery Services, Santa Rosa, 707-585-8246
- Recycle Town, Petaluma, 707-795-3660
- The Reuse People, Alameda, 510-232-1273
- Whole House Building Supply, E. Palo Alto, 650-328-8731
- Materials Exchange Sites:
Food Waste and Other Organics
- Peanuts & Bubble Wrap - take to a local shipping store; they will usually accept them for free.
Purchase Recycled Content Products
Search Directory for All Categories: Cal Recycle
Including copy paper, computer or fax paper; folders or other paper products; pencils, rulers or other desk accessories; boxes or bags for retail use or shipping.
Janitorial Supplies and Services
- Green Seal - When evaluating janitorial supplies, Green Seal is a useful reference. It is an independent, non-profit organization that evaluates and recognizes less toxic products.
- Janiline - Cleaning Supply Company and a Marin Certified Green Business.
Food Service Supplies
Including biodegradable cutlery, plates and to-go containers.
- Biodegradable Products Institute - A useful site for leaning about biodegradable products and searching for products.
- SF Environment's Composting - The City of San Francisco's Department of the Environment has an excellent site that including information on compostable products and links vendors of compostable foodware.
Benches Playground or Picnic Equipment
- Cal Recycle - California Integrated Waste Management Board’s inventory of recycled content outdoor equipment.
Including building fixtures, carpeting, tiles, cabinets, and finishes.