A Showcase of Practical Ideas for Making Saugerties Greener
Saturday May 4, 2019. Noon – 4:00
Greco Senior Center,
207 Market St,
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.
The fair will feature:
- Energy-efficient home and home products.
- Central Hudson. John Maserjian, Energy Efficient Education for residents & businesses.
- Passive House Alliance – Hudson Valley Chapter. Stephanie Bassler.
- Energy Audits, for home and business owners.
- Hands-On with Electric Cars. Learn about electric vehicles and charging, and explore several brought by Saugerties residents.
- Solar Energy
- Solar Generation, Michael Shay, solar installer.
- Sun Common, Cal Trumann, Community & Commercial Solar.
- East Light Partners. These are the guys installing a solar array atop the Town landfill.
- Water Conservation. Water Conservation recommendations from Saugerties Town & Village and NYCDEP, NYSDEC, USEPA as well as partnering with Sustainable Hudson Valley for Water Conservation initiatives.
- Recycling and Composting
- Town of Saugerties Organic Recycling Program. Mary McNamara, program coordinator will explain the composting drop off at the Transfer Station.
- Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency, Angelina Peone or Melinda France, Recycling & Composting Education.
- Plastic-free options. Information on how to reduce/reuse/recycle and REFUSE plastic use.
- The Power of Trees. The Saugerties Village Tree Commission will provide
information about the importance and value of planting trees, how to properly plant and care for trees, choosing the right tree.
- Project Drawdown. Larry Ulfik will discuss solutions to reduce Greenhouse Gasses worldwide, from the book "Drawdown".
- How the Town of Saugerties is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions
Free admission, family and children's activities, refreshments, raffle prize.
The first 50 to sign in will get a free Climate Smart cloth shopping bag!
Save the date for this event. More details on vendors and presentations coming soon.
The Saugerties GoSmartGoGreen Fair is sponsored by Climate Smart Saugerties and the Saugerties Chamber of Commerce.