One of the biggest contributors to an individual’s carbon footprint is transportation — specifically, gas-powered vehicles. Your mileage will vary, so to speak, but according to the EPA, a typical passenger car emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year, producing
No Mow May: Give Bees a Chance!
Put your lawnmower aside for the month of May and give bees a chance!
This year, with the support of Sustainable Saratoga, property owners and caretakers in the city of Saratoga Springs are invited to
The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA, or the Climate Act) was signed into law in 2019 as one of the most ambitious climate laws to date, requiring reductions in statewide GHG emissions of 40% by 2030 and 85% by 2050 (compared to 1990
A lush green lawn is the standard in communities across the country. Unfortunately, those perfect lawns come at a high price for the natural world. People lay down heavy doses of fungicides, insecticides, and herbicides to maintain a “perfect” manicured lawn. Synthetic fertilizers, especially nitrogen, require lots
We have opportunities for everyone to do something good for the Earth in April. While Earth Day is a single day dedicated to environmental action, we work every day to promote sustainable practices and environmental protection through education and advocacy efforts, which empower people to take consequential action to protect our planet for
In honor of Black History Month, we are recognizing influential Black environmental leaders focused on addressing equity and environmental justice issues in the United States. The environmental movement has historically ignored and excluded people of color even though communities of color and low-income communities are disproportionately affected by climate change, air pollution, water
Thank you Louise, Ann & Robin!
As a small non-profit, Sustainable Saratoga relies on our board members to oversee the program committees. We have been fortunate over the years to have a passionate group of dedicated volunteers to fulfill this role. The terms of three amazing members came to an
Sustainable Saratoga fulfills an important role in our local community, and your support has never been more important to the success of our efforts. Please donate today to help us keep fighting for the protection of our environment and to carry out our mission in the coming year.
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