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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Turn your Jack O-Lantern into a zero waste Halloween tradition!

Don’t let your Jack-O-Lantern rot in the landfill. Put it in your green bin for pick up or follow these simple instructions for how to compost Jack (LINK) at home. Roast the seeds (LINK) for a tasty treat that kids and adults enjoy. Or ...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Reinvigorate your commitment to home water conservation!

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Marin reservoirs are at 35% capacity: HALF of what they normally are at this time of year. Get real time information about water use limits and penalties and learn about programs and resources at Marin Water. Find inspiration with some create water saving...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

State’s Grid Operator Asks Californians to Conserve Energy Today Due to High Energy Demand and Tight

Operator’s Flex Alert Requests Voluntary Conservation from 4 pm to 9 pm Today

You Can Take Simple Actions to Protect Grid Reliability

A Flex Alert is a call for voluntary conserving of electricity when there is an anticipated high energy demand. W...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Water Rebates

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With several months to go until it rains, water conservation remains critical in our daily routines. Marin Water offers rebates to residents who invest in water saving measures such as installing a hot water recirculating system, removing lawn grass, or p...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Home Sustainability Webinars

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The Marin County Sustainability Team is hosting a webinar series this fall with topics including home energy audits, energy efficiency and electrification, solar and battery storage, and electric vehicles. Residents are encouraged to attend all the sessio...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Love a local restaurant but cringe at the plastic utensils? Use your words!

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Help businesses that you support, act on your sustainability concerns. Or congratulate those that have embraced sustainable practices with a note of thanks. Download the Remark App and get your eco feedback sent via text or email to the business you selec...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Recycled Water Filling Station - Now Open

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Marin Water has opened a recycled water filling station to help with home irrigation needs. Help quench your garden's thirst with recycled water and preserve your tap water for consumption and other essential use. The filling station will be avai...

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Climate Action Plan Update - Meeting 1

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The City is updating its Climate Action Plan. Join the conversation, learn more and provide input on how your household and the City can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions!

Register in advance for the CAP (Climate Action Plan) Update Meeting #1 via Zoom:

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Sustainability News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

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