WHAT WE’RE DOING
Our biannual newsletters outline what Sustainable Piermont is doing to help our village lower its carbon footprint.
On July 9th, 2019, the Village Board of Trustees passed a Resolution banning the use of Glyphosate by the village on all village-owned property.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Transportation and building energy use are Piermont’s biggest sources of emissions. Here are some tips for lowering your impact:
CARBON FOOTPRINT CALCULATOR
Find your household carbon footprint using this calculator.
FREE OR REDUCED COST HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT
Start by checking out this website.Let us know if you need help getting started or if you have had home energy assessment that you can tell us about.
O&R’S INCENTIVES AND REBATES
Learn about them here. They change from time to time so keep checking.
SUEZ WATER’S INCENTIVES AND REBATES
Reducing water use saves the energy it takes to make water potable and get it to your faucet. Find out about rebates water-saving fixtures here.
EV AND HYBRID VEHICLE REBATES
The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to human caused U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Find out about incentives for purchasing new electric or hybrid vehicles here.