ExtraFood is Hiring!

Posted on January 17, 2017
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ExtraFood picks up excess fresh food from businesses & organizations and immediately delivers it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families.

The Operations Manager (OM) is responsible for the day-to-day operation of ExtraFood’s food recovery program, including relationship management with operational representatives at food donor and recipient organizations, volunteer program management, food trip scheduling, food safety practices, and spontaneous donation assignment. This is a full-time non-exempt position, initially home-based and ultimately office-based. For more information, please click here.

Free Film Screening: The Clean Bin Project

Posted on June 10, 2016
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Join the City of San Rafael’s Green Initiatives on June 15th from 7-9 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael for a free screening of The Clean Bin Project, which follows the year-long journey of partners Jen and Grant as they compete to see who can avoid buying any stuff and produce the least amount of trash! The film will be followed by tabling, refreshments and a group discussion. Please click on the link below for event details and to RSVP:Clean Bin Project

Zero Waste Schools Contract – CLOSED

Posted on June 1, 2016
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Based on the Support for Zero Waste in Marin Schools 2015 Report (ESA_School Report Final_with Appendices) created by Environmental Science Associates for the JPA, the Marin County Hazardous and Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Authority (JPA) is soliciting proposals from firms who have experience in working with schools on implementing waste reduction programs. The intent of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified organizations to implement the Zero Waste Schools Program at select schools throughout Marin County in coordination with the contract manager. The contractor will implement the program, track data, and prepare diversion reports for each school and provide an end of contract summary report.

Currently $60,000 is budgeted for this 2016-2017 school year project.

For more information about the RFP, or to apply; download the RFP document HERE.

 

Eco Etiquette: How To Have A Zero Waste Holiday Season

Posted on December 5, 2011
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By Jennifer Grayson

Any tips for how to reduce waste over the holidays? Despite my best eco efforts, I can’t seem to put a stop to all the useless gifts, disposable decorations, piles of wrapping paper, etc.

-Claudia

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