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
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
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