• News for Green Building - Sustainability

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    Leading the way for eco-friendly roofing in Marin County CA,  Wedge Roofing moves toward clean energy by adding Ford’s first Hybrid Truck to their fleet. The new 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Truck is just the first step in the certified green roofing contractor’s plan to convert their entire fleet of 47 commercial vehicles to all-electric to meet California’s goal of 100% zero emissions by 2035. As a ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Member News, Tax Liens and Completions, Green Building - Sustainability
    Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has added an update to the treated wood waste (TWW) FAQ page. Below is the update added and the link to the TWW FAQ webpage.Q: Can you please clarify the rules applicable to residents that generate treated wood waste (TWW)?    A: A homeowner does not require a variance to manage TWW generated incidental to owning and maintenance their own place ...read more
    Categories: Green Building - Sustainability, Community, Advocacy and Legislation, Builders Corner, Business Tips
    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, recently completed the installation of three individual solar electric systems at Oakmont Village Association (OVA) in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CA.   Increasing the sustainability of their operations and reducing their power costs, installing these solar photovoltaic systems will save Oakmont hundreds of thousands in utility fees over the life of the solar ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Member News, Green Building - Sustainability
    Monday, February 22, 2021
    You can help keep our recycling streams clean and organized when you avoid making these recycling errors. Are you confused about whether an item is recyclable or not? Are you following MSS’s most recent recycling guidelines? Below we detail some common issues we’ve found in our recycling streams.1. Stop putting ‘garbage’ plastics in the recyclables cart. We don’t accept as many plastics as you ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Green Building - Sustainability, Community
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    For Immediate Release The Alternative Management Standard (AMS), which allows waste haulers to accept treated wood waste (TWW) from residential and commercial customers, expired on December 31, 2020 when Governor Newsome vetoed a bill to extend the statute (HSC 25150.7) and regulations (22 CCR 67386.1 et seq.).   For this reason, beginning January 1, 2021, waste haulers in the County of Marin ...read more
    Categories: Community, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Green Building - Sustainability, Member News, Builders Corner, Business Tips
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