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
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’s second Saratoga Recycles Day was a huge success. The demand for TV recycling is huge in our community – we collected 660 TVs and monitors and these items will be responsibly recycled and not end up in a landfill. Between the TVs and other electronics, over 26 tons of materials were taken
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
The numbers are in! The first annual Saratoga Recycles Day was a huge success thanks to more than 60 volunteers and all those who participated in the event.
- 11,500 pounds of clothing, textiles, shoes and hats were collected.
- 4 carloads of clothing, shoes, suitcases, sleeping bags and
Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust awards $5,000 to Sustainable Saratoga in support of reusable bag initiative
Saratoga Springs, NY – Sustainable Saratoga has been awarded $5,000 by the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust in support of its Bring Your Own Bag (BYOBag) project. The Charitable Trust supports causes affecting the lives and culture
Sustainable Saratoga to discuss proposed bag ban, other waste-related initiatives at community meeting Oct. 14
Sustainable Saratoga will host a community gathering on October 14 to discuss its proposed plastic bag ban and other waste-related initiatives going on in the community. The bag ban, which is part of our BYOBag Saratoga initiative to encourage the use of reusable shopping
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—Sustainable Saratoga’s Bring Your Own Bag (BYOBag) Saratoga initiative has launched a petition drive encouraging Saratoga Springs residents and businesses to support its campaign to ban thin film, plastic check-out bags at area stores. Hundreds of U.S. towns and cities have banned or taken steps