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.
- New York State Residential Home Energy Improvement Programs (11/23/2015) - PathStone serves as the Community Based Organization for NYSERDA’s Green Jobs Green NY Program in the Finger Lakes area. They offer free assistance in applying for these programs, advice on how to make your home more energy efficient, and technical knowledge to help individuals communicate with local contractors participating in these programs. PathStone is your … Continue reading New York State Residential Home Energy Improvement Programs
- Sew Green Rochester (11/23/2015) - Some are calling the day after Thanksgiving Green Friday instead of Black Friday. This fun green event allows participants to make their own simple gifts from rescued shop stock: sewing, knitting, and crocheting resources. This is a great event for all ages. When: Friday, November 27, 2015, 11 AM to 6:00 PM Where: 264 Arnett … Continue reading Sew Green Rochester
- Rochester March for Global Climate Action, Sunday, November 29, 2015 (11/9/2015) - On the eve of the Paris Climate Talks, Rochesterians will take to the streets to demand global action on climate change. It will be a fun, family-friendly event, rain or shine. Come march with us! When: Sunday, November 29, 2015, 1 PM Where: Episcopal Church of St. Luke and St. Simon Cyrene, 17 Fitzhugh Street … Continue reading Rochester March for Global Climate Action, Sunday, November 29, 2015
- Awakening the Dreamer Symposium, Saturday, November 14, 2015 (11/7/2015) - In Awakening the Dreamer, you’ll look squarely at the state of the world—where we are and how we got here—and then explore what role you can play in bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet. When: Saturday, November 14, 2015, 10:30 am to 2:30 PM Where: Brighton Memorial … Continue reading Awakening the Dreamer Symposium, Saturday, November 14, 2015
- America Recycles Day, Sunday, November 15, 2015 (11/6/2015) - A national initiative of Keep America Beautiful. One thing you can do is check the Monroe County Website to make sure that you are putting the right things in your blue box or your recycle toter. For example, did you know that you can’t put any styrofoam in your blue box, even though it has … Continue reading America Recycles Day, Sunday, November 15, 2015