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We accomplished a lot this year with the help of our many supporters, including the continuation of our most popular programs and the addition of several new initiatives and programs. New staff members have allowed us to make organizational improvements, including expanding and improving our ability to share information about sustainability issues with
Sustainable Saratoga urges the City Council to have a better public process for the development of public lands
For over ten years, Sustainable Saratoga has advocated for improving the sustainability and quality of life for current and future residents of Saratoga Springs. We have hosted educational forums; added hundreds of trees to our urban forest; established a Repair Café to fix rather than trash broken items; and most recently, we organized our second
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
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
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
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