Tag Archives: zero waste

Fairfax: Learn About Your New Kitchen Compost Pail

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Marin Sanitary Service delivered kitchen compost pails to its Fairfax customers during the week of November 6th. The pail fits on a kitchen counter or under the sink, making it convenient for residents to collect their food waste. The program was created to encourage participation in a community effort to move Fairfax closer towards its ambitious […]

Youth Blog: Hunger in Marin- What Can You Do?

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Despite being one of the wealthiest counties in the nation, Marin County has a widespread population of people who are food insecure. Food insecurity is the state of living without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Food insecurity is having to choose between impossible decisions like having the food you need […]

Youth Blog: Get informed about the Plastic Bag Ban Propositions!

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By Lexi Neely, Drake High School SEA-DISC student & Sustainable Fairfax Intern We often hear about how Americans buy too many products we quickly dispose of or don’t really need. However, many overlook the wastefulness of the packaging and transport of the products we buy. The amount of single-use plastic bags we consume is no […]

Prescription Drug Take Back Day- Sat, Oct 22

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The Fairfax police will dispose of your unused medications at the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct 22, 10-2. Please take advantage of this safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of your prescription drugs. If you do not live near Fairfax you can find a location here:  http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/ DID YOU […]

Free Backyard Composting Workshop- Oct 15

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This is a great introductory composting class for beginners of all ages… Learn the easy way to compost from Joan Irwin, Marin Master Gardener.  Turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into black gold and help Fairfax on its road to Zero Waste! When:  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:00am Where:  Peri Park Redwood Stage Area (near Women’s Club Building […]

Free Compost for Fairfax Residents

For Fairfax Residents only.  NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE!   Marin Sanitary Service (MSS) is providing the last compost delivery of the year, available Saturday, October 15 at the Fairfax Pavilion parking lot (at the ball field fence).  The compost will be available as long as it lasts. Bring a shovel, and a bag or container to […]

ELECTION 2016: Sustainable Fairfax Recommends YES on C, YES on 67, NO on 65

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Sustainable Fairfax strongly encourages everyone to vote on November 8th, 2016! For voting information, including your polling place, please see this link.  Below are our recommendations for the Statewide General Election (Propositions 65 and 67) and Fairfax Special Municipal Election (Measure C) . YES on Proposition 67. Eight years ago, Sustainable Fairfax initiated the first plastic bag […]

Bring it Home- Free Compost for Fairfax Residents!

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For Fairfax Residents only.  NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE!   Marin Sanitary Service (MSS) is providing the last compost delivery of the year on October 15 at the Fairfax Pavilion parking lot (at the ball field fence). Typically, the compost lasts for several days until it is gone. Bring a shovel, and a bag or container to […]