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Managing Food Waste in New York: A NYSP2I Hosted Event

What: New York is taking food waste off the menu. Why? • It’s expensive: Food waste costs businesses nearly $2 billion in lost profits. • It’s unnecessary: One-third of all food produced globally never gets eaten. • It’s a missed opportunity: Organic waste is a valuable resource that could fuel a more sustainable, circular economy. […]

Interfaith Climate Summit

What: The new Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action presents its first annual Interfaith Climate Summit. Share in interfaith prayers for Creation. Learn ways your faith community can protect Creation through workshops on food/recycling, facilities, gardens/landscaping, education/motivation, advocacy, and more. Experience the intergenerational Carbon Footprint Game. When: Sunday, May 19, 2019, Registration at 1:30 pm; program […]

Fundraiser: Trees For Brighton

Help ColorBrightonGreen plant trees in Brighton! In 2018, ColorBrightonGreen, with the help of the Town of Brighton, Clean Sweep volunteers and members of the French Road Elementary school community, planted 12 trees at French Road Elementary and 7 trees at Buckland Park. Our goal is to plant 20 more trees this year. By purchasing trees […]

About Empty Pharmaceutical Bottles

We want to provide you with information about why you cannot put them in your curbside recycle bin and what happens to them when you take them to the Monroe County Ecopark. Here is the story: Let’s begin with why pill bottles are not acceptable in curbside recycling in Monroe County: With current collection methods […]

Announcing the 2019 Eco-Fair

Date and Location Sunday, June 16, 2019, 9 am to 1 pm Brighton High School Parking Lot Calling for Exhibitors and Student Projects Learn More

2019 Eco-Fair Participants

2019 Eco-Fair participants as of June 5, 2019 are:

ColorBrightonGreen.org Green Spark Solar Braddock Bay Raptor Research Monroe County Environmental Services Brighton High School Climate Club Rochester Minimalists and the Monroe County Buy Nothing Community Citizens’ Climate Lobby Sierra Club, Rochester Regional Group ROC Animal School Norwex Sustainable Cleaning Products Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action […]

Winter Film Series 2019: Happening: ?A Clean Energy Revolution

Co-sponsored with Citizens’ Climate Lobby of Rochester Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a personal journey across the US to meet pioneers of clean energy technology, often finding them in some very unlikely places.

When: Wednesday, January 9, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Where: Brighton Memorial Library (2300 Elmwood Avenue) For More Info: Facebook Event […]

Curb Your Car Week Fall Edition Starts Sunday, October 7, 2018

Curb Your Car Week Fall Edition starts Sunday, October 7, 2018 and goes through Saturday, October 13. During that week we ask that for at least one trip during the week you do something other than drive alone. You can work from home, walk, bike, take the bus, carpool, or combine trips. We ask that […]

Project Drawdown Solution #4: Plant Rich Diet

Plant-rich diets reduce emissions and also tend to be healthier, leading to lower rates of chronic disease. According to a 2016 study, business-as-usual emissions could be reduced by as much as 70 percent through adopting a vegan diet and 63 percent for a vegetarian diet, which includes cheese, milk, and eggs. $1 trillion in annual […]

The Environmental Benefits of Buying Locally-Grown Food

Many of us love our local farmers markets! Buying locally can help our environment, but maybe not for the reasons that you think. Check out this article that we found from go green.