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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Join the Mobilization March for Climate Awareness! It’s a biggie!

Join the Marin-wide mobilization that will synchronize with hundreds of similar actions and marches around the country on April 29th in support of the giant People’s Climate Mobilization and march that day in Washington DC! Stand up for a future that our great-grandchildren can live and thrive in!  Stand against the shamefully corrupt, greenhouse gas […]

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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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Zero Waste – All you need to know!

Zero Waste Marin is co-sponsoring: “Zero Waste – What you Need to Know about Construction and Zero Waste.”  See attached flyer. At the event, you can learn about recently updated Green Building Codes, Construction and Demolition (C&D) Recycling Programs in Marin County and best practices for deconstruction and reuse at project sites. The event will […]

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Going Deep Green – Explained

“The single most effective way for Marin residents to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to switch to Deep Green.” By Doug Wilson and Mary Morgan (Marin Conservation League newsletter) Those lines were written almost a year ago in this [Marin Conservation League] Newsletter on the eve of the County’s adoption of its updated Climate Action Plan […]

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Form your own Resilient Neighborhoods Team and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint!

Teams are forming throughout Marin County. You can form or join a team with neighbors, friends, bookclub members, co-workers, or even people you will be meeting for the first time.  If you are interested in joining a team, click here to fill out our information form and we’ll contact you with more details.

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See Massive Human Impact on Our Earth

Check out this Google time-lapse high resolution map of the globe. https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/  It shows the massive recent impacts of human activity on every part of the Earth.  Note that Marin County has remained relatively unscathed, at least visibly.  You can grab the map and drag it to the location you want to focus in on, like […]

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