Marin at a glance
82%* of the people in Marin believe that climate change is happening
and 74% of Marinites think community members should do more.
What can YOU do? We're glad you asked!
Find businesses, non-profit organizations, and Marin's city & county sustainability offices,
all doing something to be part of the climate solution - then reach out and connect!
by Sector, 2019
data provided by the
How much has your community reduced since 2005?
Track your town's progress here.
Your neighbors are doing extraordinary things!
If you or someone you know is a Climate Solutionist we'd like to feature them in our Spotlight Series. Send your suggestions to info@DrawdownBayArea.org.
What inspires you? Discover your solutions here
Click on any of these images to take the first step and then the next
Find businesses near you that are Certified Green
Local businesses that are doing the right thing would certainly appreciate your support. Find one near you!
Are you interested in becoming a Green Business?
The Marin Green Business Program is a voluntary partnership among business leaders, government agencies and non-profit organizations. We recognize and promote businesses that demonstrate continuous compliance with applicable environmental regulations, conserve energy, water, and other materials, implement sound environmental practices that prevent pollution and waste generation, and share environmentally responsible practices with other businesses in our community.
Become a Certified Green Business! You're in good company: join the program that is greening California, one business at a time. Part of the statewide California Green Business Network, leading the nation in creating a vibrant green economy that makes communities healthier and more livable while conserving resources.
It's always easier - and more fun - to take actions with others
Find local nonprofits, networks, coalitions, community action groups and more! All of these organizations are doing something to be a part of the climate solution. Reach out to one or all of them! This will never be a "complete list", so let us know about organizations that should be added: drop us a note at info@DrawdownBayArea.org.
Sustainable San Rafael
local, advocacy, education
Sustainable San Rafael is an all-volunteer group of folks dedicated to advocacy and education to help bring about a healthy and aware society. We are organized around the idea that we can-and must-do more to fight climate change and encourage sustainable living.
Marin Carbon Project
local, food & food waste, education
MCP seeks to enhance carbon sequestration. Our vision is for landowners/managers to serve as stewards of soil health and to undertake carbon farming that can improve on-farm productivity and viability, enhance ecosystem functions, and stop and reverse climate change.
Marin Interfaith Climate Action Network
local, advocacy, lifestyle
MICA is confronting the growing climate crisis by: 1) Developing environmental education and adopting mitigating measures within our own religious communities. 2) Advocating for climate legislation. 3) Collaborating in with other environmental organizations.
Local governments can make all the difference - learn what yours is doing
COUNTY OF MARIN:
The County of Marin Sustainability Team works to support healthy, safe and sustainable communities while preserving Marin’s unique environmental heritage. The team has compiled resources for residents and businesses, and developed programs to promote renewable energy, address climate change, encourage green building, recognize green businesses, and implement energy efficiency projects in County schools, special districts, and cities and towns.
Explore countywide sustainability resources, or find your local government below.
CITIES, TOWNS, & AGENCIES:
What's Happening Around the Bay?
More resources to explore
There are agencies, community organizations, and business groups that are not centered in one particular county, but serve the region, and are often connected beyond the Bay. They offer information, resources, and ways to join the larger effort to implement climate solutions. Take a look at these organizations' websites.