This past Saturday, the clouds parted just in time for Sustainable Saratoga’s ninth Tree Toga planting event. Scores of new and returning volunteers arrived at High Rock Park to join another Tree Toga effort to protect and expand the urban forest in Saratoga Springs. After an enthusiastic rendition of the tree planting song and a
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
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
Sustainable Saratoga is a strong, influential local voice promoting sustainability and the protection of our natural resources. We accomplished great things in 2018 (read more here), and we have even bigger plans for 2019. We hope that you will be part of our efforts to bring greater sustainability and environmental stewardship to
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