Accomplishments

Climate

Climate Smart Community certification

Climate and Energy Plan 2012


Education

High School Conservation College scholarships

NYS DEC Summer Camp Administration Program


Energy

Community solar farm

Electrify Red Hook

Elecroic Vehicles (EVs) and charging stations (150K Level 2 & 3 vehicle chargers)

Greenhouse Gases Inventory

LED street lights installed

Recycling (batteries, e-waste, refuse, etc.)

Refrigerant recovery

Solar panels

Solarize Red Hook program

20% Challenge Energy Audits


Natural resources

Environmental studies

Surveys and monitoring

Natural Resource Inventories

Water collection and sampling


Communications

Facebook, website, posters, signage, compost bumper stickers


Public information

Books, charts, educational materials, maps and materials management (Recycling CenterRed Hook Energy & Climate Action PlanNative Plant Resource Guide and Resilient, Connected Natural Areas and Habitats Conservation Framework)


Events

Apple Blossom Community Day, Arbor Day, Hudson Valley Climate Week, CommUNITY Fair, Drive Electric Day, eWaste Day, Hardscrabble Day, Earth Day, Battery Mowers Week, MLK Day of Engagement, Energize Red Hook Days and more


Sustainability

Community Resilience Building Workshop

Composting program (collection and composting bins, food waste collection and workshops)

Green retail

E-waste and old battery collection

Materials lending library

Repair Café

Seed library

Sustainable Communities Program (Audubon International certification)