Nyack has just released its Sustainable Nyack Action Plan 2015-2016, a two-year agenda for reducing energy use and green house gas emissions, increasing recycling, managing the landscape better and growing support for sustainability and climate change adaptation throughout the community.
The Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) has awarded Nyack $206,000 support 75 of the project cost of a Sustainability Update to its Comprehensive Master Plan through NYSERDA’s Cleaner, Greener Communities Program. See the press release here!
The Village of Nyack Sustainability Desk keeps the village focused on opportunities for improving environmental quality in Nyack and working towards the goal of balancing equity, economy and environment in all decision-making.
The Sustainability Coordinator and the Green Policy Task Force are developing a comprehensive action plan for incorporating sustainability into all aspects of village operations and community life. The Task Force includes citizen volunteers and Village staff that meet monthly to develop plans and projects in working groups:
Recycling and Waste Committee Meets on the third Wednesday of each month 8:30 a.m.
Energy Committee (regular meeting time to be announced)
Meetings are held at Village Hall. Contact us if you would like to attend.
Nyack promotes leaf mulching and the Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em project with flyers and workshop in the park.
Nyack establishes a Green Policy Task Force to develop a Sustainability Action Plan.
The New York State Urban and Community Council awards Nyack a grant for a complete street tree inventory.
Nyack establishes a tree committee and organizes and tree planting for Arbor Day.
Hudson River Valley Greenway Council awards Nyack a grant for sustainability planning.
Nyack receives a grant from Coca Cola and Keep America Beautiful for new recycling containers.
Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority Recognizes Nyack as one of the three top recyclers in the County.
Nyack starts a series of Eco-landscaping talks at Nyack Library.
NYSERDA Cleaner Greener Communities Program awards Nyack a grant for streamlining solar permitting.
Nyack takes the pledge to become a Climate Smart Community www.midhudsoncsc.org
Nyack produces and adopts the Green Infrastructure Code Review Report (funded by Hudson River Watershed Alliance)
Nyack Adopts a new Sustainability Chapter in the Village Code.
Nyack establishes a Sustainability Desk in Village Hall.
Contact Marcy Denker at email@example.com