Monthly Archives: January 2013

Save the date: Plastics 360 this March

It is a great joy to announce this year’s conference on Plastics 360:  Impact and Possibilities. 

Local experts and activists will gather to share their findings and insights, and to include you in the conversation on what we can do to end the plague of plastic pollution.

Thursday, March 7:  Film Night at the Berkeley Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 7-9 pm.

Saturday, March 16:  Conference at the Lafayette Public Library, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm.

Cost:  Film Night $15.  Conference $30 advance registration; $40 after March 1 ($10 discount for Green Sangha members and students with current ID).

For more details, click here.  To register, call (510) 532-6574 or write

Plastics 360 is a continuing project of the Enviromental Forum of Marin, Class 39, and Green Sangha’s Rethinking Plastics Campaign.

Bill Carney – sustaining personal creativity

Marin chapter retreat:  Saturday, January 20, 10 am – 1 pm

Our guest speaker this month is Bill Carney, president of Sustainable San Rafael (SSR).  Bill has been a leading force behind the conception, drafting, and implementation of San Rafael’s Climate Change Action Plan.  Knowing the scale of climate change, touching every ecosystem around the Earth, Bill understands the need for both decisive action and conscious self-care.

Back to camera, Bill instructs fellow demonstrators on Moving Planet Day in SF, Sep 24, 2011

Bill will reflect on sustaining personal creativity while cultivating change within the community.  He served for 25 years as landscape architect and project manager for the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency.  He is the author of Cities, A Nuclear Peace Poem, and the forthcoming Mountain, An Evolutionary Epic.

The meeting takes place in San Anselmo, Sun Jan 20, 10 am to 1 pm.  Donation requested.  For address and directions, write to or call (510) 532-6574.  We respond quickly!