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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See All Upcoming Events and Happenings Under the “Events” Tab Above

SO MANY EVENTS, SO LITTLE SPACE… There is so much happening in the sustainability world that we can’t put all of it on the front page, yet it is all very important.  This is just a reminder to click on the “Events” tab on our home page to view all future events and happenings, as […]

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Show Your Opposition to State Assembly Bill 2145 – Energy Community Choice

Sustainable Novato and Sustainable Marin both strongly reject AB 2145, which will effectively destroy Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), so we are asking residents to send individual e-mails, phone calls, and letters opposing AB 2145 to Chairman Steven Bradford, Utilities/Commerce Committee, c/o his staffer davina.flemings@asm.ca.gov , Phone 916-319-2062, or Capitol Office P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249–0062. Sustainable Marin has sent […]

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Cast your Vote on Urban Growth Boundary in Novato

In 1997, Novato voters enacted an Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) that was designed to limit development outside the City limits and prevent sprawl.  The UGB was established with a 20-year limit and is set to expire in November 2017.  The city of Novato wants to hear from you.  Go to this Open Novato link and […]

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RideScout app compares all the ways to get around the Bay Area!

Want to know how long it will take you to go from your home to work and to know all the available transportation means, including walking and biking?  Well then you need the free  RideScout app for iOS or Android.  Check out this review on treehugger.com and give it a try.  I did and came […]

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Vote for a Novato Bicycle Park to Encourage Youth to Cycle More

Encouraging Novatans to ride their bikes more is a small, but important, part of sustainability in Novato.  More bikes = less cars = less pollution and congestion.  Our youth especially need encouragement to get on their bikes either for transportation, or to just get them away from computer screens and stay fit.  That encouragement can […]

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Environmental Forum 2014 Lecture Series

The Environmental Forum of Marin’s winter lecture series has become the go-to program for local activists to update their knowledge and re-engage with key issues impacting our planet’s future. This year the Forum has lined up an outstanding cast of experts to address . . .     Fracking in California – Wednesday evening , January […]

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Our E-News is Online!

When we started this new SN website, one of the features we hoped to include was an electronic newsletter to help spread awareness of upcoming events and other developments at Sustainable Novato and the other “Sustainables.”  That hope is now a reality.  Our first issue (April) just went out to SN members and other subscribers. […]

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