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
On June 16, 2018, Sustainable Saratoga and the Saratoga Springs Public Library hosted the first Repair Café in Saratoga Springs. The Repair Café Foundation is an international group that celebrates the art of repairing broken items and keeping things out of the landfill. Almost 40 items were brought in
Sustainable Saratoga and the Saratoga Springs Public Library team up to bring the Art of Repair to Saratoga Springs
What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or a pair of jeans with a hole? Toss it? No way! Sustainable Saratoga and the Saratoga Springs Public Library are organizing the first Repair Café in Saratoga Springs on June 16th from 11-2.
Were your heating costs high this winter? Does Earth Day have you thinking about ways to reduce your energy consumption?
Sustainable Saratoga is offering a Residential Energy Efficiency workshop on Tuesday, May 15th from 6 – 7:30 pm at the Saratoga Springs Public Library,
April 28th, 9:30-noon
Sign up now to help with this event. We will need:
- Tree Hosts (get a free tree)
- Tree Planters (April 28)
- Tree Waterers & Whisperers (ongoing)
- Day of Event Team (April 28)
- UFP Tree Team (ongoing, year-round)
Sign up below!
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A Closer Look at Building Heights
Retaining Saratoga Springs’ Character & Charm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Empire State College | 2 Union Avenue | Room 126
Saratoga Springs is growing, which means increased development pressure on the city’s downtown area. Denser development in the “urban
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