TAKE ACTION IN TARRYTOWN

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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HAPPENING NOW

TARRYTOWN ECO FAIR

OCT 5, 2019 – 10am-2pm

PATRIOTS PARK

Come learn about reducing your Carbon Footprint, Composting, Food Scraps Recycling, Home Energy Savings, Healthy Lawns, Pollinators Pathways, Native Plants, Complete Streets, Waterways and more.  There will be something for the whole family including kids activities, games, give-aways,  live music, and fresh local food vendors at the lively farmers market.  This will be a Zero-Waste event. See you there!

Unnecessary Noise: A consequence of our gasoline culture

by Dean Gallea The other day I was enjoying a quiet bike ride along the Hudson River, near the Sleepy Hollow lighthouse where some sort of photo shoot was going on. My reverie was shattered by the cacophony of three “cigarette” boats (long, narrow speedboats) roaring...

Heat Pumps: Stay Warm, Be Cool, Save Money AND The Climate

by Dean Gallea - June, 2019 In case you haven’t heard, Con Ed has slapped a moratorium on most new natural gas hookups in lower Westchester for the foreseeable future. They say that, with many people having switched from expensive oil to cheaper – and more-efficient –...

Spotlight on Greenwashing

Is it really biodegradable? Check the contents. If it contains plastic, it’s not — despite “greenwashing” claims.

TASH: THE FARMERS MARKET TO OPEN MAY 25, 2019

NEW VENDORS AND OLD FAVORITES AT PATRIOTS PARK

 

Tarrytown, let’s renew the promise to shop and eat locally-grown produce. Reduce that carbon footprint and eat well this year!

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, the Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (TaSH) reopens for another season. The organizers have been actie all winter to find new vendors, mussicians, activities, grants and sponsors and are still working dilliganetly! There are lots of opportunities to get involved, so check out the website: http://tashfarmersmarket.org/

 

 

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

There’s a job for you here! Bring your skills, and join our group.

Spotlight on Greenwashing

Is it really biodegradable? Check the contents. If it contains plastic, it’s not — despite “greenwashing” claims.

A Pledge for a Tree: Fly Less

Ahead of Earth Day, we've been hanging our Earth Day Pledge Trees around town. These are large posters with the design of tree branches. The idea is, you pick up one of the leaf-shaped sticky notes, write a thoughtful pledge onto the leaf and then stick it...

PAPER OR PLASTIC? (neither!)

GOOD BAN, BUT LET'S PUSH THE STATE TO CHARGE FOR PAPER, TOO. While we support Gov. Cuomo's proposed statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, Tarrytown Environmental Advisory Council will keep advocating for a small fee on paper bags as well. With the deadline for...