About Sustainable Novato

Sustainable Novato is an all-volunteer community non-profit that works to enable end encourage more sustainable living in our city. SN has helped induce City of Novato to adopt a climate action plan, a zero waste resolution and goals, and green building ordinance, and has worked with Novato Sanitary District toward a greener waste

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“Rising Seas in California” Report – Get it here

The State has just released “Rising Seas in California,” that includes emerging science on the Antarctica and Greenland ice sheets. In calm, science-based language, the report puts the public on notice that things are changing at a faster rate. “Previously underappreciated glaciological processes, examined in the research of the last five years, have the potential […]

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City of Novato Goes “Deep Green” in Commitment to Sustainability

Novato upgrades to 100% renewable sources energy plan City Council unanimously votes to participate in Marin Clean Energy’s (MCE) Deep Green/100% Renewable Energy Program At their May 2 meeting, the Novato City Council unanimously voted to participate in Marin Clean Energy’s (MCE) Deep Green/100% Renewable Energy Program, in which all the energy used comes from renewable […]

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Alternatives to Cancer-causing Roundup

Below is a speech made by Mary Fraser regarding Roundup and related documents are attached: Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, My name is Mary Fraser. I am a board member of the Pesticide Free Zone. I am here tonite to talk about alternatives to using toxic pesticides in landscape maintenance. As many of you know, […]

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Are you a dog-walker or smoker? We need your help!

TENNIS-BALL TRASH ABUNDANT AT BEL MARIN KEYS EARTH DAY CLEAN-UP   Would you believe it?  Listen up, dog owners and smokers:  It took only several hours on Earth Day last Saturday for Sue Lattanzio of Friends of Novato Creek and Sustainable Novato volunteers to collect 106 old trashed tennis balls around Pacheco Pond and Novato […]

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Participate in reducing your carbon footprint and have fun too! Here’s how.

Walk the talk by forming your own team!  The second session of Novato classes start on July 12th.  Click on the Calendar link on this homepage and view the July 12th entry to learn more.  Or go to the Resilient Neighborhoods website at www.resilientneighborhoods.org

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100% Local Solar? That’s a bright idea! Sign up Now!

Check out Local Sol’s website for more info and learn how to sign up! 100% Local Solar Energy

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April/May Newsflash! Take Action!

With the terrible and dangerous environmental news coming out of Washington D.C. the need to take environmental action at a local level is greater than ever!   Here’s what we can do – ask local government to decrease greenhouse gas emissions during budget deliberations starting in April. This spring City and town councils and the County […]

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Sustainable Novato Newsletter – March and April 2017

                                                            Meeting on Sea Level Rise City Hall, Novato, April 29   How vulnerable will Novato be to rising seas? Find out at a community meeting at Novato City Hall 10 am- 12 noon, Saturday, April 29. Cities in Marin have partnered with the County to prepare a vulnerability assessment. Play […]

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