2019 was a year filled with action on behalf of our planet (read about our 2019 efforts here). Sustainable Saratoga supporters are passionate and active citizens, looking for a way to make meaningful change. We care about the environment and want to be part of the solution to
Sustainable Saratoga’s third annual Saratoga Recycles Day was a huge success. Almost 500 vehicles came to recycle or repurpose their broken or unwanted items. With a newly designed traffic pattern, vehicles moved through the stations quickly and wait times were minimal. We collected 380 TVs and monitors this year, contributing to a total of
Sustainable Saratoga and Pitney Meadows Community Farm are excited to announce a new community composting initiative. People can now bring their household food scraps to the drop-off location at Pitney Meadows.
Pitney Meadows will use the finished product as a soil amendment for its gardens. All you need is a kitchen container – preferably
Sustainable Saratoga is a not-for-profit organization that promotes sustainable practices and the protection of natural resources through education, advocacy and action, for the benefit of current and future generations in the Saratoga Springs area. The November 5, 2019 election offers an opportunity to raise and discuss pressing
The Children’s STEM fair, co-sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Public Library, Sustainable Saratoga, and the Children’s Museum at Saratoga, attracted more than 300 people on July 17, 2019. Children of all ages explored a diverse assemblage of scientific disciplines.
Twenty different organizations participated in the
Sustainable Saratoga and the Saratoga Springs Public Library recently hosted their fourth Repair Café this past Saturday. June marks the one-year anniversary of starting Repair Café in Saratoga. What is a Repair Café? Repair Café is a free community event with the goals of repairing broken objects to extend their life, keeping things out of landfills,
Last week, we toured the Sierra Processing facility in Albany. For County Waste customers, this is where all of your recyclables go after County Waste picks it up. It was quite an eye-opening tour.
A coalition of interested groups attended the tour, including representatives from the City of Saratoga Springs: Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan, Public Works
Sustainable Saratoga sent the following statement to the City Council last week, in support of their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions:
Sustainable Saratoga applauds the City Council’s unanimous vote last night to pass a resolution in support of the Paris Climate Agreement. Special thanks to Commissioner Madigan