RECYCLING IS NOT DEAD…but it does need our help

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

June 13th, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

Sustainable Saratoga advocates for a more diverse portfolio of housing opportunities in Saratoga Springs.

Sustainable Saratoga has long advocated for more diverse housing opportunities within Saratoga Springs because we believe that increased diversity brings greater stability, economic resilience, and sustainability. Given this philosophy, we applaud the City for encouraging and supporting the new workforce rental housing developments in the city. There are now over 350 new rental units for

More than 300 attended the first Saratoga Sustainability Fair

Sustainable Saratoga and Skidmore College organized the first Saratoga Sustainability Fair last Saturday, April 6. More than 300 people strolled through the Case Center at Skidmore College, where 36 exhibitors were on hand to answer questions and provide resources on a wide range of sustainability topics, including environmental protection, renewable energy, social equity, impact investing,

Join the Drawdown EcoChallenge

The Saratoga Springs Public Library and Sustainable Saratoga have created an EcoChallenge team to help spur each of us into action to reverse global warming.

The Drawdown EcoChallenge is a 21-day challenge (April 3-24) focused on reversing global warming – yes, it’s possible! Drawdown EcoChallenge provides the tools and inspiration to turn intention into action, and

Sustainable Saratoga Statement on Saratoga Lake Stewardship

The Saratoga Lake watershed contains some of the fastest growing areas in Saratoga County, and the increasing development activities within the watershed have raised concerns in the community about sustaining the lake’s resilience and integrity. Sustainable Saratoga believes it is time to renew and invigorate a coordinated approach to reducing threats to water

February 22nd, 2019|Archive, Hot Topics, News|

The Repair Cafe spirit is catching on

Repair Cafés are gaining popularity around the region, including in Saratoga Springs! On Saturday, February 8, 2019, the Saratoga Springs Public Library and Sustainable Saratoga hosted another Repair Café. Eighty-two visitors brought in over 100 items for repair. The addition of a kids’ table gave youngsters the
February 22nd, 2019|Archive, Events, Hot Topics, News|
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