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BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER TO SUPPORT

A VITAL ENVIRONMENT

AND THRIVING COMMUNITY

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
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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! †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.

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SEE BELOW†FOR MORE INFORMATION!

 

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Film Night: Toxic Hot Seat - Friday, May 2
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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))
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Giving Back To Fairfax - The FairBuck Takes to the Streets!
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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.

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

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Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Iron Springs Pub and Brewery
iron_springs.gif After much hard work Iron Springs has now become a Green Certified Business by the Marin County Community Development Agency. We now will continue to strive to operate the most Green friendly Brewpub that we possibly can. Next step-Sustainable Business Certification.

Iron Springs just completed another phase of our goal of reducing our footprint on the world by completing our new lighting retrofit. This energy conservation measure will save 13,345 kwh/yr, 3.210 kw, and reduce the emission of carbon dioxide {co2} into the atmosphere by 6,939 lbs/yr. We continue to seek out and explore new ways of running the most energy efficient, low impact business, that we possibly can.