Climate Education Events

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
6:30 PM
Recycling Information Session
Greco Senior Center
207 Market St.
Saugerties, NY
Do you have questions about recycling? Curious where your trash goes or how waste impacts our environment? Come learn how you can make a difference.

Join the conversation about how simple actions and creative thinking can make a huge difference in waste reduction and recycling. This talk will help you rethink how you buy, use, and dispose of things everyday and will cover all the DOs and DONTs of recycling.

Sponsored by the Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency. With Angelina Peone and Melinda France, community educators from the UCRRA.
7:00 PM
Plastic-Free EcoChallenge Informational Meeting
Cantine’s Island Cohousing, Community Common House
Saugerties, NY
The world is drowning in it’s waste! Want to see how you can change your lifestyle to use less PLASTIC? Want to see if you can REFUSE PLASTIC?

The Plastic Free EcoChallenge starts on July 1!

The Saugerties Green Team wants to help you participate in this important piece of the puzzle to prevent the planet from drowning in plastic pollution. Please come to choose actions, share ideas, and get support. Feel free to invite friends.

Email us if you can attend! We'll send you directions to Cantine's Island. Parking being limited, we'll provide a shuttle service if you need it.
12:00 PM
3:00 PM
Clean Power Expo
Marbletown Community Center
3564 Main St.
Stone Ridge, NY
Green Exhibitors & Energy Experts. Healthy local food. Workshops on: Heat pumps, energy efficiency, solar, electric vehicle ride & drive.