Sustainability Ordinances You Should Know About:

  • SB 1383 - Requires composting for all operations as well as education of stakeholders
  • Reusable Foodware Ordinance - Requires food vendors to switch to compostable to-go foodware and to charge $0.25 for to go cups
  • Plastic Bags - Requires the use of paper bag or reusable bags at all Mill Valley retail stores, restaurants, vendors and City Facilities. Dry cleaners are exempt. Plastic carryout bags prohibited and $0.10 paper bag fee established.
  • Polystyrene Foam (Styrofoam) - Requires the use of environmentally preferable alternatives by all Mill Valley food vendors, restaurants and City Facilities.
  • Green Building - Review the City's Green Building Standards in the City of Mill Valley Municipal Code

More Resources:

Energy Efficiency Programs for Businesses - Rebates, project support, financing, and more.

Green Business Program - The Marin Green Business Program is a voluntary partnership among business leaders, government agencies and non-profit organizations.