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 Support for Solar Panels at Hamilton!

The Novato City Council will consider a proposal on Tuesday, November 18, to fund installation of solar panels downhill from the Hamilton Pool, off Hangar Avenue. The solar installation would offset current utility costs for the pool operations.  This is a great way to combat climate change, so please let the City of Novato know if […]

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Walking the Walk – Hamilton Homeowner Shows Ways to Go Green & Save Money

Donn Davy, Sustainable Novato Vice President, doesn’t just “talk the talk” in cutting his home’s greenhouse gas emissions and adopting a serious “green” lifestyle.  He and his wife are seriously “walking the walk” with all sorts of sustainable, affordable improvements in how they live and work.  Their example offers a great model for other Novato […]

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Novato Adopts Integrated Pest Management Policy

A resolution for the city of Novato to adopt an integrated pest management policy was passed by city council on a 4 – 0 vote, with one absent.  This means that the use of pesticides is greatly reduced and strict rules are put in place for their use, greatly reducing the exposure of the pesticides […]

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TRAVELING BY AIR? USE CARBON OFFSETS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Air travel is a large and growing source of greenhouse gases.Given that this and other human activity is now causing global climate change, as well as the current planetary mass-extinction of species, we need to find ways to minimize and offset our personal contribution to greenhouse emissions. But how? RECs! (Renewable Energy Credits) and Air […]

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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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