This year, Sustainable Saratoga is celebrating a decade of promoting sustainable practices and protecting our community’s natural resources. We’ve accomplished incredible things over the past ten years thanks to the tremendous efforts of our citizen volunteers: our Tree Toga plantings have added over 200 trees to our urban forest; we’ve launched an inaugural Saratoga Recycles
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
The following is a letter sent to Sustainable Saratoga supporters on our email distribution list on Monday, October 30, 2017 regarding the status of the SPA Housing Ordinance.
We at Sustainable Saratoga have heard from many of you, asking for information about the status of the SPA Housing Ordinance. Because of your interest in and support
The November 7, 2017 election offers an opportunity to raise and discuss pressing issues relating to sustainability in this region. Sustainable Saratoga distributed a brief survey to candidates in an effort to better understand their plans for addressing key sustainability issues confronting our community.
As a 501 (c)(3) organization we do not endorse any particular candidate
Over 100 volunteers showed up for Tree Toga 7 last Saturday to plant 26 new trees in widely scattered locations around town. Sustainable
We’re excited to announce that the Spa Solar Park, a 2.5 megawatt solar array built on the City’s former Weibel Avenue landfill, was officially “energized” on August 22nd. The array’s 7,992 solar panels are expected to produce 3.2 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually, which will meet approximately 40% of the municipality’s energy usage. That’s the
Tom Denny (second from left) poses with the other “Saratoga Go!” winner and runners-up
We’re proud to announce that Sustainable Saratoga’s innovative new mobile app, Tree Triage, took top prize yesterday in the first Saratoga Go! Smart City Technology Competition. Saratoga Go! challenged
City Council Postpones Vote on SPA Housing Ordinance
Council will now vote on the ordinance at June 19th meeting
JUNE 7, 2017 – At its meeting yesterday evening, the Saratoga Springs City Council postponed the vote on the “Saratoga Places for All” (SPA) Housing Ordinance, a zoning amendment that would create more diverse and affordable housing options
City Council to Vote on SPA Housing Ordinance at June 6th Meeting
Show your support for affordable housing in Saratoga — The time to act is now!
MAY 29, 2017 – After a lengthy period of stakeholder discussion and public comment, we are pleased to report that the City Council appears ready to vote on the Saratoga
Sustainable Saratoga Grows City’s Urban Forest at Sixth “Tree Toga” Planting Event
Over 125 volunteers planted 35 trees across the community on April 29th
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – April 28, 2017 – Over 125 volunteers dug in and got their hands dirty on Saturday morning at Sustainable