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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URGENT! Help with a Final Push to Stop AB2145 – The Community Choice Killer Bill

Marin Friends of Community Choice: Thanks for your valuable work in spreading the word against AB 2145, the CCA-killer bill that is still alive and amended for hearing in state Senate Appropriations Committee August 4, probably 10 am, Room 4205.  The bill can be further amended by proponents, so it could surreptitiously get even worse before surfacing in […]

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URGENT!! Speak Up Now! (again) To Save Clean Energy

          Remember Proposition 16?  Well, It’s Baaaack!  PG&E has put some lipstick on their piggie and brought it back as a bill called AB 2145.  The name has changed, but not the idea:  To undo the Community Choice clean energy process though political trickery.  In 2010, we defeated PG&E at the polls, […]

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“Rising Waters, Rising Rates” Forum

  When?  Wednesday July 9, 7:00 – 8:30PM Where?  San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro Street This is how Climate Change hits home . . . As once-a-year flooding becomes once-a-month heading toward once-a-day (see picture.) As new flood-plain maps are published by FEMA, and property owners are warned to expect big increases in their flood […]

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Tragic – Assembly Bill 2145 Heads for Senate

From the web pages of www.no2145.org: For Immediate Release: May 29, 2014 Businesses, Local Governments, Community & Environmental Groups, Decry Assembly Vote on Bill that Undermines Local Clean Energy Sacramento, May 29, 2014 – A broad and diverse coalition of business, local government, community and environmental organizations today decried the California Assembly’s passage yesterday of […]

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New Bus Station Plan Needs Your Support

The Novato City Council is in the process of approving a revitalization of the existing bus station along Redwood Blvd to improve public safety, meet ADA requirements for accessibility, improve aesthetics, bicycle access and to improve traffic flow.  The current City Council vote stands at 4 yes and 1 no, but there is a vocal opposition trying to […]

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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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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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