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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Get Paid for Charging your Electric Vehicle!

EV drivers can get paid by signing up for a Marin Clean Energy program that controls when their car is charged and also controls the amount of electrical current used for charging the car. The program is designed to ensure that the car is fully charged by the time the driver specifies and allows the […]

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Go Solar Locally – Even Without Panels on Your Roof!

“Local Sol,” a new feature of Marin Clean Energy’s “Deep Green,” promises 100% “real” local, distributed solar power from the solar facility in the old Novato Cooley quarry outside town, not the problematic reliance on unbundled renewable energy certificates (RECs), which do not fund actual addition of new solar capacity.  Check out MCE’s website to see […]

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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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