Climate Education Events

10:00 AM
2:00 PM
Repair Cafe in New Paltz
United Methodist Church
Main and Grove
New Paltz, NY
Free repairs by experts... who are also your neighbors. We invite you to look around you, see what needs fixing--and bring it!
12:00 PM
Drive Electric Earth Day 2019
Drive Electric Earth Day is a national campaign to share information about electric vehicles during April 2019. In addition to being better for the environment, electric vehicles are more fun to drive, more convenient to fuel and less expensive to operate than gasoline vehicles.

Attend an event near you to learn from real electric vehicle drivers about the many advantages of driving electric.
12:00 PM
4:00 PM
Saugerties GoSmartGoGreen Fair
Greco Senior Center
207 Market St.
Saugerties, NY
A Showcase of Practical Ideas for Making Saugerties Greener. Addressing climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a critical issue of our time. Learn what you can do to combat climate change at the GO SMART GO GREEN FAIR.

Residents and Businesses...
  • Learn about Climate Change and it's affect on Saugerties.
  • Discover products and services to help you save money and energy while decreasing your carbon footprint.
  • Energy-efficient products
  • Hands-on with Electric Cars.
  • Information on Energy Audits for home and business owners
  • Solar and Geothermal Energy options.
  • Water Conservation, Recycling and Composting
  • Plastic-free options. Information on how to reduce/reuse/recycle and REFUSE plastic use.
  • How the Town of Saugerties is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions
Free admission, family and children's activities, refreshments, raffle prize.

Co-sponsored by the Saugerties Chamber of Commerce.
7:00 AM
Food Waste Composting Program underway in Saugerties
Town of Saugerties Transfer Station
1765 Route 212
Saugerties, NY
Food waste and scraps are now being accepted at the Saugerties Transfer Station on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. This program started November 1, 2018.

Keep Food Waste Out of Household Garbage.

HOW: Bring reusable container, 3-5 Gal. bucket to empty weekly accumulation of Food Waste to the Transfer Station Large Totem Containers, that are emptied each week by the private composting company, Community Compost Co, based in Ulster County.

WHERE: Transfer Station 1765 Route 212, Saugerties, NY 12477 Site Number 845-679-0514

WHAT: All food waste, all food. No liquids, grease, oils. Do not use Plastic Bags.

COST: Free drop off with a Transfer Station Permit, or a Composting Permit. Resident Composting Permit: $35/year; Non-resident Permit: $55/year. Composting permit for resident and non-resident alike: $15/year