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Posted on: November 16, 2022

A plastic-free Thanksgiving: It's as easy as pie!

These easy tips will help you ditch the plastic (LINK) and have a more homegrown and sustainable holiday gathering (LINK). Getting ready to set the table: think fall leaves and branches, not trinkets for your banquet decor. Pass on the prepackaged, plasti...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Reduce your energy use this winter

A chill is in the air! As the days get shorter and colder, it’s tempting to turn up the thermostat. But every degree higher, adds 3% to your energy bill. Try these tips to reduce your energy use (LINK) and stay cozy without turning the ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Help recycle Halloween candy wrappers or donate candy

Sink your fangs into this one: 600 million pounds of individually wrapped candy are purchased each year in the US for Halloween: That's spooky!

Recycle Halloween Wrappers: If you aren't ready to turn out the lights on trick or treaters bu...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: October 17, 2022

Electric Bike Discounts

Ride and Drive Clean is excited to announce their first Ebike Discount Campaign (LINK) starting November 1 through November 21, 2022. In addition to significant discounts on a variety of Ebikes, with their partner, The New Wheel (LINK), they&...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

2022 Clothing Swap! A fundraiser for Resilient Neighborhoods

Want to look good while doing good? Don’t shop, swap! This Clothing Swap is a triple treat: You’ll clear your closet… Change up your look… AND help raise funds for  Resilient Neighborhoods' award...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Rebates for rain barrel collection services

Refreshed from this week’s rainfall?  Get a head start this winter and prepare your home and garden to detain the rain (LINK)! Tap into some great local resources (LINK) or attend a class (LINK) in Marin this fall to h...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Electric Vehicle Shows and Discounts on Jeep EVs

EV Discount Campaign - through October 14

While inventory of EVs remains low and dealers are still asking for above MSRP, we found a bright spot with two JEEP plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) so, along with our partner Cartelligent, we’re offering a limit...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Mill Valley Adopts Climate Emergency Resolution, Climate Action Plan Update Coming This Fall

Mount Tam, a green hill, with wooded hillsides, white fluffy clouds and blue sky

At their meeting on Tuesday, September 6, the Mill Valley City Council adopted a Climate Emergency Resolution. 

Mill Valley continues to be a leader in its sustainability efforts and was an early supporter in actively working to reduce greenhouse ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Help clean up the coast September 17

Love our Marin coastline? Help keep it beautiful and garbage free.

Join neighbors and friends for the great California Coastal Cleanup(LINK) September 17, 2022. Pitch in a few hours and have fun while you are at it! Sign up here(LINK) to join a c...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Tips to Beat the Heat

Looking for some hot tips to stay cool? Check out these helpful ideas(LINK) to keep your home, loved ones, and pets comfortable and safe during the triple digit temperatures.

Mark your calendars for Energy Efficiency Day(LINK), October 5, 2022. Learn more ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Marin Green Home Tour

Marin Green Home Tour

A Free, Virtual Tour of 10 Marin Homes

What are Marin County neighbors doing with their homes to combat climate change, improve air quality, generate clean energy, save water, and move towards a safer, healthier, greener, and ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Idling while waiting for a friend or your kids at pick up?

Waiting in the after-school pick up queue? Turn your engine off! With today’s electronic engines, ten seconds of idling wastes more fuel than stopping and restarting your engine. Discover interesting facts about harmful health and climate effe...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Create a healthy, low-impact, and resilient household this fall.

Create a healthy, low-impact, and resilient household this fall. Join the online 5-session Climate Action Workshop presented by Resilient Neighborhoods, to reduce your carbon footprint and get prepared for climate-linked emergencies like droughts...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Stay Green on the Go!

Heading out on the town? Hitting the trails? Plan ahead and you can stay green on the go. Start with a sustainable day out checklist(LINK). Remember your water bottle and reusable utensils for outdoor activities and picnics. If eating out, stash your own ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

It’s time to make a Plastic-Free July pledge!

Make a Plastic-Free July pledge! (LINK) 

Go all in on a lifestyle free of single-use plastics this July or just make one substitution in your daily life: refuse to use plastic water bottles, skip the clam shell containers and hit the farm...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Summer Water Conservation and Wild Fire Safety Tips

Use water wisely: There's no room for drought fatigue this summer. Renew your commitment to water conservation by checking out this water saving list (LINK) and find simple ways to make every single drop count. 

Prepar...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Online Climate Action Workshop

ONLINE CLIMATE ACTION WORKSHOP 

Starting June 16 & June 29

 

Click HERE to learn more and sign-up (LINK).

FREE FOR MARIN RESIDENTS!

? Reduce your carbon footprint 

? Get ready for climate-linked emergencies 

? Build a resi...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Reduce your household carbon footprint

Reduce your household carbon footprint through fun, interactive workshops starting this June                             &nbs...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day in Mill Valley!

Join us Sunday, April 24th from 1-5pm at the Community Center and Mill Valley Middle School to celebrate Earth Day.

Earth 2050: Create a better world

1-5pm at the Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto

Join us for a family-friendly day of art, activit...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Reusable Foodware Ordinance Heads to Supervisors on April 19, 2022

The Marin County Board of Supervisors plans to introduce the ordinance April 19 and consider placing it on the May 10 agenda for adoption. Details can be found on www.marincounty.org/foodware. Should it receive Board support, the ordinance would affect fo...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Electric Vehicle and E-Bike Options

Learn about Electric Vehicle (EV) and E-Bike options from Ride & Drive Clean Marin. All events are free!

In-Person EV Car and Bike Shows: 

    San Rafael: April 9 from 11am to 3pm at the Civic Center.

&bu...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Time to Spring Forward and Room for Spring Cleaning

Declutter and simplify this spring.  Start with checking out your local recycling and waste management experts for the best way to get rid of hazardous waste (LINK) or other hard to deal with items (LINK) like mattresses, cooking oil, and that to...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Show Mill Valley a little love this valentine's season

Show Mill Valley a little love this valentine’s season and gift some of your time to keeping our city litter free. Check in with Clean Mill Valley (LINK) for upcoming projects or consider Marin’s Adopt A Spot (LINK) and claim a favorit...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Collecting Rainwater for Re-Use

Don’t let rain just run off your rooftop… reduce your potable water use by collecting rainwater in a barrel or cistern.  Then use this water for your landscaping. Click for details on how you can make the most of rainfall, an...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

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