Solid Waste Collection and Disposal

Marin Sanitary Service

Marin Sanitary Service is the authorized collector for businesses, residences, and government agencies providing garbage service for those in the Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District.  Marin Sanitary Service also serves the City of San Raphael and where jurisdictions overlap with the District, or co-exist, the city has the authority and responsibilities for regulating solid waste, recyclable, and organic material.

Contact Marin Sanitary Service directly for questions on garbage service for your home or business.

(415) 456-2601

Short-lived Climate Pollutants Law (SB 1383)

Residents and businesses are required to follow statewide organic waste recycling and surplus food recovery laws beginning January 1, 2022.  For more information, please visit the Marin Sanitary Service web page at

Commercial and Multi-Family Residential Dwellings may qualify for a waiver from the organic composting requirements of SB 1383.  Click here to complete a fillable waiver form from Marin Sanitary Service.

Zero Waste Marin also has information on how businesses must comply with California’s Mandatory Commercial Recycling & Composting Laws, including:

  • SB 1383 Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Food Donation
  • AB 341 Mandatory Commercial Recycling (MCR)
  • AB 827 Mandatory Front of House Organics and Recycling Containers
  • AB 1826 Mandatory Commercial Organics (MORe)

Visit Zero Waste Marin for more information.