Our New Pollinator Gardens

TEAC members and volunteers have designed and built several new gardens in the Village, in cooperation with the Village Parks and DPW staff, The Friends of the Warner Library, and supported by generous public donors including Rey Insurance. Learn more about them HERE.

Recent Articles

Waiting for Spring: THE AUTUMN GARDEN

By Cynthia Stegman -- As fall comes to New York, it is important to prep your garden and set it up for success for the following year. When it comes to adding more specimens to your garden, there are some easy and free options! Planting native bulbs, tubers and...

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September 2021 TEAC Newsletter

September 2021 TEAC Newsletter

  NEWS OF THE MONTH FROM THE TARRYTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL SEPTEMBER 2021 WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT _____________________This month: Appreciate the health of the Lakes, learn more about hydrogen, explore heat pump technology, take a hike, come to a...

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Food Scrap drop-off update

Food Scraps Drop-Off Location
The food scrap drop-off toters are now on Green St: Cross the “H” bridge over the MNR tracks, turn Left (South) and travel along the street past the commuter parking lots. The drop-off is on the right, just before the Losee Park ballfield. (See the MAP HERE.)
Also, we have had some incidents of our carter refusing to pick up any toter that has plastic or other non-compostable trash visible. Please be extra careful to keep your food scraps “clean” and only use labeled-compostable bags that are available for $2/roll at the Library and the Tarrytown Rec Center.
If you happen to see trash in a food scrap toter, we’d appreciate your help by removing it to the nearby trash dumpster. As you can imagine, a toter left un-collected for more than a few days will become a nuisance.
To learn more about our Food Scrap collection program, CLICK HERE.



Today, as climate change poses a fundamental threat to our planet, Tarrytown is working to protect our riverfront environment through volunteer actions, policy advancement and programs to reduce carbon emissions. Find out how you can get involved.



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Spotlight on Greenwashing

GREENWASHING: WHAT ABOUT HYDROGEN? By Dean Gallea, TEAC Co-chair ___________________________________ You may have seen them: Articles in popular media extolling transportation’s “Hydrogen Future”, a nod towards the “greenness” everyone associates with a fuel that,...

Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Good news! Sustainable Westchester, manager of the Westchester Power community energy program, has successfully completed the bidding for the renewal contract for Tarrytown. The bid was awarded to Constellation New Energy for the electricity supply to run from January...

Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

5/29/2020 - Message from the Village Congratulations Tarrytown!! Your participation in the Westchester Power program since 2016: Saved Tarrytown $170,000 Served 79 million kWh Avoided 23,529 tons of carbon dioxide Since program launch, Tarrytown residents saved an...