All posts by Anasha

Get Ready to Compost this Spring!

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is putting together a group order of compost bins. Scroll down or click here to download the details and order form. You can also come see one in person at the Celebration on April 11th. The bins will cost $70.00 each which includes shipping to CCE in Troy, NY. Buyers will be responsible for picking up their bins at the CCE Office during normal business hours (M-F, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM) or other designated site. You must pre-pay…

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Community Emergency Response Teams

Rensselaer County is supported by FEMA in training and supporting Community Emergency Response Teams, which can work in our community to help respond to various natural disasters, and help our neighbors be better prepared.  If you are interested in getting involved, fill out the form at the bottom of this page. CERT Concept: CERT members come from neighborhood, workplace, or other community organizations. Members join because they want to learn how to better prepare for hazards that threaten their homes and communities. They want to…

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People’s Climate March

On September 21st, people from all over the world will gather in New York City for the largest climate march in history. This is an opportunity to make our voices heard on the importance of addressing the climate crisis at a global level, but it is also an opportunity to build regional connections with many other people working every day to build local resiliency. Join us, and several other local groups on the bus to NYC by filling out the interest form below:   Loading…

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Community Solar Presentations

Solarize Troy has several upcoming community solar presentations, at which community members can learn about how Solar works, and the advantages of working together to get it: Wednesday August 27, 6:00PM Troy Public Library, on Second St. in Downtown Troy, just south of Congress St. Thursday, August 28, at 6:00PM Sand Lake Town Library, in Town Office Building on Route 66 near intersection with Route 43 If you aren’t sure about Solarize yet, this is the best way to get all of your questions answered. If…

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