Sustainability Events & Initiatives from Across the Region

Local Job Opportunity!

There are currently two vacancies for the position of Waste Reduction and Recycling Coordinator in the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management. The successful candidate for one position will manage the County programs and operations associated with food waste reduction and recycling, coordinating residential food scrap drop spots and other types of collection, contracting for compost processing,…

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webinar May 25 info

UPCOMING WEBINAR – Finger Lakes Forecast: Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home, 5/25 at Noon! 

Join us on May 25th at Noon for “Finger Lakes Forecast: Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home” to learn how the recent changes to FEMA’s flood maps will affect you and your home. Hear Scott Doyle, formerly of Tompkins County Planning & Sustainability, Sally Hoyt of Tompkins Insurance Agencies, and Alan Springett, hydrologist and flood mitigation specialist, discuss…

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Agava is a farm-to-table restaurant that works to source ingredients from local and regional sources when possible, working with suppliers and farmers to get fresh seasonal ingredients that are incorporated into their in a variety of Southwestern dishes. Their current farms and distributors include: Autumn’s Harvest, Stick and Stone, Plowbreak Farm, Here We Are, Remembrance…

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School Success Transportation Coalition

The School Success Transportation Coalition (SSTC) helps make activities and events more accessible for youths and their families across Ithaca City School District (ICSD). ICSD is huge – 150 square miles(!), much bigger than the city in its name and much of it is quite rural. This creates transportation barriers for many families. SSTC has…

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Greensprings Natural Cemetery

Lately, I’ve been contemplating death more than I usually do. Maybe it’s the war in Ukraine, which has reminded us how quickly and unexpectedly things can change… Death is a natural part of life, and yet, so many of us don’t prepare for this inevitability. We know it’s coming and yet we hope that it’s…

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