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Marin Sanitary Service: Curbside Cleanup Next Week!


Marin Sanitary Service is providing two new services this year to its ratepayers in Fairfax. The free hazardous waste pick-up has been replaced by a Curbside Cleanup day and two free scheduled Bulky Item Collections. Curbside Cleanup:  On curbside cleanup days, you can put out up to fourteen extra 32-gallon bags or cans (2 cubic yards) of […]

Take the ReduceX2 Challenge! 


Take the Sustainable Fairfax ReduceX2 Challenge, and replace your single-occupancy car trips with other modes of transport at least two times per week (ReduceX2!). After completing the 3-week challenge, you will be entered into a drawing to win great prizes including a Boreas Gear backpack and an Alite barrell handlebar bag. During the first week of the challenge […]

This Halloween Go Green!


By Kanya Hart, Drake High School Senior & Sustainable Fairfax Zero Waste Intern During the holidays we all let go a little. But it doesn’t have to be expensive, on our wallets or the Earth. According to, Americans buy 598 million pounds of candy each year that have to be trucked or flown cross-country and […]

Did Your Bike Get Tagged?

BikeTag_Your bike is hot

On Friday, August 28, 2015, Sustainable Fairfax took to the streets as part of a launch of our new transportation initiative:  Reduce By Two (Car Trips per Week).   We tagged bikes with sayings like “Your bike is hot,”  “I love what you’ve done with your bike,” “Joy Ride, Amazing things happen when you ride your […]

Fairfax Community Seed Exchange Now at the Fairfax Library

Community Seeds

Sustainable Fairfax has partnered with the Marin County Free Library and 2014 Branson Environmental Action Network to create a Community Seed Exchange. The Community Seed Exchange is a free seed library that supports our community with locally-grown, pesticide-free, non-GMO seeds. This is an important program to preserve and maintain agricultural biodiversity, develop seed stock that […]