Climate Education Events

Wednesday
October
16
1:00 PM
to
8:00 PM
8TH ANNUAL GREEN BUILDING EXPO + ED
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY
1PM – 5PM EDUCATION SESSIONS

Presentations include:

1. Barriers and solutions to market acceptance of green building

2. Zero Energy Off the Shelf - 5 years of data and lessons learned

3. The Power of Net Zero Building

4. Understanding Stonewool insulation and applications

5. Retrofit NY

6. What is wrong with this “High-Performance Building

7. High-Performance Buildings: Who, What, Why, and How To

8. A Risk Is A Cost. Using immersive experiences to optimize building choice

5PM – 8PM EXPO, NETWORKING, FOOD + CASH BAR

Saturday
October
19
8:30 AM
to
2:00 PM
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
UCRRA Office
999 Flatbush Rd
Kingston, NY
Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency accepts household hazardous waste only a few times per year. For Ulster County residents only. Bring your old paint thinner, and any other chemicals. Also accepting appliances containing refrigerants.

Saturday
November
16
10:00 AM
to
4:00 PM
Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair
Sage College Armory Building
130 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY
Enjoy one-stop shopping with information, services and products related to living in harmony with our earth. It is free and open to the public with ample space, accessible parking and great ambience. It is sponsored by Community Advocates for a Sustainable Environment, a local grassroots group. This is the largest indoor/outdoor environmental Fair in the Capital Region.

At the Fair, meet for profit and nonprofit exhibitors, listen to speakers on a variety of environmental topics while enjoying vegan friendly food and drink. It is a “zero waste” event using compostable products, including the use of recycled paper for the Fair Booklet by a local union print shop. Last year, there were a record 53 exhibitors and 23 workshop presenters.

If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please register at: https://tinyurl.com/y5r57byd or call: 518-781-4686.

Friday
November
22
7:00 PM
to
8:00 PM
Sustainability: What We Need to Succeed
Cary Institute Auditorium
2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44)
Millbrook, NY
Drawing on three decades of work on the frontlines of plastic pollution, climate change, and biodiversity protection, Dr. Bruce Lourie will discuss the steps needed to achieve sustainability. Lourie has been instrumental in the creation of more than a dozen organizations that have advanced sustainability in Canada and abroad, and initiated the largest climate action in North America — phasing out coal in Ontario.

Free.
Tuesday
December
3
12:30 PM
to
2:00 PM
Free Seminar on Green Procurement
Andy Murphy Center
467 Broadway
Kingston, NY
Make a lasting impact. Go green and save green. Learn how buying green in New York State can reduce health risks from toxic exposures and minimize your impact on the environment. Join Clean & Healthy NY and the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute for a free seminar on Green Procurement in NYS. Last year alone, NYS spent over $100 million on green products and services. Discover how your procurement team can buy from the state catalog and adopt specifications for your very own green purchasing.

The next iteration of this free seminar will be offered in Kingston, NY on December 3, from 12:30 p.m. -.2 .p.m. Additional dates will be announced for seminars in Erie, Madison, Schenectady, and Albany counties.

Thursday
December
5
9:00 AM
to
3:00 PM
Central Hudson Electric Vehicle Summit
Central Hudson
2001 Route 9W
Lake Katrine, NY
For municipal officials, county officials and businesses of all sizes.

The summit will provide information on:
- Types of electric Vehicles available.
- Financial incentives and programs to promote adoption.
- New York State goals for electric vehicles and carbon reduction.
- Charging options and infrastructure.

Presenters:
- Central Hudson
- NYS Energy Research & Development Authority
- NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
- NY Power Authority
- ChargePoint
- BYD
- Drive Electric Hudson Valley
- Ulster County

The event is free but registration is required. RSVP by December 2, 2019, by calling (845) 790-4802 or emailing MBeck.ctr@cenhud.com
Monday
December
9
10:00 AM
to
4:00 PM
Hudson Valley Zero Waste Training
TBD
Albany, NY
December 2019 — January 2020 Series.

Class 1: introduction to zero waste.
Class 2: zero waste community principles and tools.
Class 3: zero waste action webinar.

Portia Sinnott, instructor, with guest speakers Neil Seldman, ISLR and others TBD.