The momentum for energy efficiency, environmental sustainability and economic security is growing right here in the town of Brighton, New York.
ColorBrightonGreen.org, a non-profit organization, supports business, municipal, school, and residential energy reduction measures in our town, in concert with climate protection efforts by other towns and cities across the country.
Through community education and simple, thoughtful actions, our goal is to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions by at least 10% and make our own little piece of the world cleaner.
- Keeping Cool (6/29/2015) - Keep shades down during the hottest time of the day and open at night. Change filter and clean air conditioner as recommended. Shut off air conditioner and open windows at night, or use a ceiling fan. Keep outside air conditioner condenser in the shade. Remember: Each degree above 75 that you set your air conditioner’s … Continue reading Keeping Cool
- Information Meeting About a Shared Economy (6/29/2015) - The Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library will hold an information meeting about the benefits of a shared economy. The meeting will feature a talk by Andre Primus from RocShare, who will explain ShareFest 2015, a community-wide festival that involves sharing goods, resources and talent. ShareFest will take place Monday July 13 through … Continue reading Information Meeting About a Shared Economy
- Sewage Pollution Right To Know Meeting (6/29/2015) - The public can now sign up for NY-Alert to receive notice of sewage discharges. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is sponsoring an information session to provide background on the regulations. With the NY-Alert system in place, information can now be provided to residents in a timely manner. The NYSDEC is also … Continue reading Sewage Pollution Right To Know Meeting
- Screening of Local Climate Change Film: Comfort Zone (6/29/2015) - Is climate change a scientific problem? An engineering problem? A psychological problem? All that, and more? COMFORT ZONE takes an in-depth look at what happens when global climate issues come to our backyards. The specific setting is Upstate New York, but the effects, both subtle and profound, illustrate the kinds of effects that can happen … Continue reading Screening of Local Climate Change Film: Comfort Zone
- Using the Community Wishbook to Find a New Home for a Still Useful Item (6/29/2015) - Rochester has a great number of charitable organizations, made up of people whose purpose every day is to help others. The primary purpose of the Wishbook is to give ALL of the charities — large and small — in the Rochester area an opportunity to get their message to the public. The listings help link … Continue reading Using the Community Wishbook to Find a New Home for a Still Useful Item