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
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 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
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,
We are launching a #NextGenTree marketing campaign to encourage homeowners to leave a legacy of trees for the next generations of Saratogians. The goal of Tree Toga is to replant the urban forest and homeowners hold the key to success – but we need residential property owners to offer their yards as planting sites for
Sustainable Saratoga is very pleased that the City Council voted to accept grant funding and move forward with an engineering study to install bike lanes on Lake Avenue (read about it in The Daily Gazette). Sustainable Saratoga has been a vocal supporter of the implementation of the City’s Complete Streets Policy and has long
Today is World Environment Day, an UN day to focus on awareness and action to protect our environment. World Environment Day is the “people’s day for doing something to take care of the Earth.” This year, the theme is beating plastic pollution. This is a timely topic for Saratoga Springs, as
At Sustainable Saratoga’s 8th Tree Toga event on April 28th, over 125 of our wonderful tree-loving volunteers gathered to add 25 more trees to our urban forest. After assembling at High Rock Park for orientation, teams of eager tree planters dispersed across the City to plant the young trees on public and