CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLANS
Information on car and home emergency preparedness, materials, do-it-yourself kits, kid’s educational materials, and local training resources.
Resources include funding, rebates, information,and instructions on how to increase the energy efficiency of your home and business
Energy Saving Appliances and Systems
SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
Comprehensive list of organizations and groups go to:
Marin Conservation League Sierra Club Marin Sustainable Marin Sustainable Fairfax SustainableSan Anselmo Sustainable Mill Valley Sustainable San Rafael Transition Mill Valley Transition West Marin
Information about local farmers markets, local food production, community supported agriculture, community gardens and sustainably harvested seafood.
Obtaining or providing used products or materials
Save carbon by living close to where you work and shop
Marin Workforce Housing Trust Live Local Marin Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) Comparison of automobile fuel economy standards
WASTE RECYCLING AND COMPOST
Water saving showerheads Marin Municipal Water District North Marin Water DistrictCalifornia Urban Water conservation Council
DOWNLOADS - VIDEO RESOURCES AND BOOKS
The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard. Full video runs 20 minutes.
To show at Meeting 2 - “Chapter 6 – Disposal,” to be shown at Meeting 2. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdyV5W-9M_w&feature=relmfu) (It’s about 3 minutes long)
To show at Meeting 2 Mill Valley Zero Waste Family after the The Story of Stuff, Chapter 6. An inspiring video of a family in MillValley that is living a zero waste lifestyle. Runs a little over 3 minutes. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQiqHgE0h3U)
To show at Meeting 3 on Cool Household Systems: Green Footprint: Home Performance 101 by Foster City TV (7.14 minutes). http://vimeo.com/14091602
To show at Meeting 4. “Chapter 5 – Consumption.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUeMVt3stAo&feature=related (It’s a little over 6 minutes long)
To show at Meeting 5 on Disaster Preparedness: "Gingery Family is Totally Unprepared" Episode 3/1. (3.31 minutes) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjyF1qsi7e0
Zero Packaging /Zero Waste Store called Ingredients to Open to Austin, Texas 8/2011. Article with UTube video http://www.good.is/post/zero-packaging-grocery-store-to-open-in-austin-texas/ utm_content=image&utm_medium=hp_carousel&utm_source=slide2
No Impact Man, (Living Carbon Neutral in New York City) see trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9Ctt7FGFBo
300 Years of fossil fuel in 300 seconds the Post Carbon Institute’s 5 min and 36 second video on the story of carbon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJ-J91SwP8w
The Age of Stupid – feature film 2009. The trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZjsJdokC0s
I Am (feature film: 2011) The trailer http://www.iamthedoc.com/
How Bad are Bananas, the Carbon Footprint of Everything by Mike Berners-Lee
Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble. By Lester R. Brownoo The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependence t Local Resilience. Rob Hopkins
The Natural Step for communities: How Cities and Towns can Change to Sustainable Practices. By Sarah James and Torbjörn Lahti
Post Carbon Reader - Managing the 21st Century’s Sustainability Crises. Edited by Richard Heinberg and Daniel Lerch.
Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for peak Oil and climate Change. By Pat Murphy
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