Past Initiatives

  • Leading a successful Plastic Bag Ban in Fairfax
  • Advocating for the Community Choice Law which later led to the creation of Marin Clean Energy
  • Launching the Fairbuck Local Currency in collaboration with the Town of Fairfax and the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
  • Creating a Water Conservation Pilot Project
  • Initiating a Zero Waste Campaign and advocating a new Resource Recovery contract with the Town of Fairfax
  • Providing training and education to the community on sustainable practices such as composting, beekeeping and seed saving
  • Educating the community on household toxins and alternatives to products containing harmful chemicals
  • Promoting and providing education for rainwater harvesting
  • Helping slow the expansion of the Redwood landfill
  • Collaborating to stop a desalination plant
  • Working with other organizations to Stop the Spray for the Light Brown Apple Moth
  • Creating the Sustainable Backyard demonstration space
  • Establishing “Green Wednesdays” at the Farmer’s Market in Fairfax
  • Creating a Back-to-School safety sign program

 

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Since 1998, Sustainable Fairfax has had a strong impact on our community, helping residents and policymakers deepen their commitment to sustainability principles.  Some of our past accomplishments include:

  • Leading a successful Plastic Bag Ban in Fairfax
  • Advocating for the Community Choice Law which later led to the creation of Marin Clean Energy
  • Launching the Fairbuck Local Currency in collaboration with the Town of Fairfax and the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
  • Creating a Water Conservation Pilot Project
  • Initiating a Zero Waste Campaign and advocating a new Resource Recovery contract with the Town of Fairfax
  • Providing training and education to the community on sustainable practices such as composting, beekeeping and seed saving
  • Educating the community on household toxins and alternatives to products containing harmful chemicals
  • Promoting and providing education for rainwater harvesting
  • Helping slow the expansion of the Redwood landfill
  • Collaborating to stop a desalination plant
  • Working with other organizations to Stop the Spray for the Light Brown Apple Moth
  • Creating the Sustainable Backyard demonstration space
  • Establishing “Green Wednesdays” at the Farmer’s Market in Fairfax
  • Creating a Back-to-School safety sign program

We continue our involvement in these issues.  This section provides information about our current initiatives.  Please visit the Volunteer Page if you would like to get involved with our organization!