Sustainable Saratoga recently sent a letter to the City Council describing some concerns we have with the City Center Parking Structure plans for the Flat Rock Parcel. The full text of the letter is below. Click here for a pdf version of the letter.
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,
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
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
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
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
Welcome to our getting to know the Sustainable Saratoga Board of Directors series to help you get to know us better! Each week, we will add a new Board member tidbit to this page. Check back and learn more about the passionate people who are behind our efforts to bring more sustainability to Saratoga Springs.
Sustainable Saratoga has always held the strong belief that our city government should be focused on sustainability issues. We welcome the City’s efforts to update their Charter and recently advocated that the revised City Charter should not only mention sustainability, but also clearly indicate who in City Hall has the responsibility for tackling sustainability issues.
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