Free compost coming soon to Fairfax
compost_2.jpgOn Friday, April 25, compost will be delivered to the lower Fairfax Pavilion parking lot, FREE for any resident of Fairfax to take home.

As part of an Agreement between Marin Sanitary Service (MSS) and the Town, Sustainable Fairfax coordinates this compost delivery several times a year. †The compost is made from the curbside food and yard waste residents put in their green bins.

Take Back Day - Saturday, April 26
When: Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00am-2:00pm: Dispose of prescription drugs
10:00am-4:00pm: Paper shredding & e-waste recycling
Where: Fairfax Pavilion Parking Lot
Cost: Free to Fairfax residents

Join us at Fairfax's second annual Take Back Day! †Sustainable Fairfax, Marin Sanitary Service and the Town of Fairfax are working together to keep valuable resources out of the landfill. †The Fairfax police will be collecting†prescription drugs and medications as part of the the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and Marin Sanitary Service will be providing e-waste recycling and paper shredding. Come learn about how the Town of Fairfax is moving towards Zero Waste by 2020. †Let's close the loop on waste together!




Film Night: Toxic Hot Seat - Friday, May 2
When:†Friday, May 2, 2014
Doors Open:†7:00pm††Film:†7:30 pm
Where:†Fairfax Women's Club, 46 Park Rd, Fairfax†
Cost:†$5-10 Suggested Donation - no one turned away

TOXIC HOT SEAT tells the story of a growing tide of activists, journalists and citizen groups who are bringing an end to the era of manipulation and misinformation about hidden toxic chemicals.

***Directors James Redford and Kirby Walker will lead a post-film discussion!!!!!****

Sponsored by Sustainable Fairfax and Moms Advocating Sustainability (MOMAS))
Giving Back To Fairfax - The FairBuck Takes to the Streets!
By Merrell Maschino, Secretary, Sustainable Fairfax

San Anselmo-Fairfax PATCH, August 23, 2012

If you spend time in Fairfax, youíve heard of our shiny, golden-colored tokens that are worth $3 at many local businesses. Launched in 2011, the goals of the FairBuck project are to strengthen and increase awareness of our local economy, and to fund worthwhile community projects. A short year after launch, the FairBuck is paying back our starter loans and is also able to provide grants for local projects.

We're Recruiting Volunteers! Check Out These Great Ways to Get Involved!

We have a lot of great ongoing initiatives, events, and programs that need volunteer power to succeed. To find out about how you can get involved, see our†Volunteer †page. There are lots of great ways to pitch in and make a difference in our community and beyond.†


Just Say No to Paper and Plastic

San Anselmo-Fairfax PATCH, January 27, 2012

By Jennifer Hammond, Communications Chair, Sustainable Fairfax

Itís time to stock up on reusable bags for your backpacks, purses and car trunks.† The movement to eliminate single-use bags from stores is gaining momentum.


Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Good Earth Natural Foods

good_earth.gifGood Earth Natural Foods in beautiful downtown Fairfax since 1969 has been continually offering our local community the finest organic foods we can procure. You won't find us listed on the New York Stock Exchange, nor are we going to open a store in neighborhoods all over the Planet.

We simply want to sell our customers foods grown and processed using the radical but ancient concept, care. Often care takes a back seat to the pursuit of the almighty dollar.

We feel that this is wrong and shortsighted. We offer foods grown and prepared using a minimum of processing and no chemical pesticides or food additives. If we cannot meet this ideal with a certain food item, we get as close as we can and make as much noise as we can to change it for the better. We always endeavor to remember that food contains spirit.