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.
- Benefits of Buying Local Food (5/18/2017) - Food transportation accounts for 18% of the fossil fuel burned in the US. By eating local, we support local farmers and reduce oil consumption. We can ask our grocer which foods are local. By joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), we can support local farmers by paying a yearly fee for in-season produce for the … Continue reading Benefits of Buying Local Food
- ColorBrightonGreen.org is Happy to Consider Impact Earth a Partner! (5/11/2017) - Many of ColorBrightonGreen.org’s followers are interested in reducing, reusing, and recycling. Impact Earth is too. They have been working with some of our volunteers to achieve zero waste in the Brighton Central School District. This is now going to a whole new level and we are pleased to call them a partner in our common … Continue reading ColorBrightonGreen.org is Happy to Consider Impact Earth a Partner!
- Color Brighton Green’s Sip ‘N Sun May 17, 2017 5:30 to 7:00 PM (4/25/2017) - Enjoy a free drink while learning how solar works in our community. You have the power to control your energy needs and make your community a greener, cleaner place to live. SunCommon is a local, employee-owned B Corp with fifteen years experience. Being a force for good is the core of who SunCommon is and … Continue reading Color Brighton Green’s Sip ‘N Sun May 17, 2017 5:30 to 7:00 PM
- Electric Car Information Session Monday, May 15, 2017 6:30 to 8:15 PM (4/25/2017) - As a kick-off the Curb Your Car Week, Kat Fisher, New York Electric Vehicle Initiative Representative for the national Sierra Club, will present EV Basics and Advocacy Opportunities. Learn why Sierra Club supports Electric Vehicles; Learn what models are available, charging options, incentives, and how to advocate for clean car policy. Check out Electric Vehicles … Continue reading Electric Car Information Session Monday, May 15, 2017 6:30 to 8:15 PM
- People’s Climate Movement Local Rally (4/18/2017) - March right here at home in solidarity with the marchers in Washington D.C. Join with environmental movements nationwide, converging in DC and in satellite localities all over the country to make a powerful statement on Climate Change. Table displays, activities, speakers and more. This will be a family–friendly march and rally to highlight the need … Continue reading People’s Climate Movement Local Rally