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Green energy with westchester power

Tuckahoe has been considering joining 27 of its neighboring municipalities in Sustainable Westchester’s community energy program, known as Westchester Power. This program would help Tuckahoe transition to a clean energy future by increasing the ease, accessibility, and affordability of 100% renewable energy for residents and small businesses in our village.

Representatives from Sustainable Westchester have been reaching out to our community for the past year and had held another info session yesterday for the village residents. Earlier this month (11/9/20), they had presented a detailed plan to our village board.

For those who had missed out, here is the link to that presentation.

Sustainable Westchester Info Session Tonight 11/16/20 @ 6PM

Hey Neighbors!
Tuckahoe has been considering joining 27 of its neighboring municipalities in Sustainable Westchester’s community energy program, known as Westchester Power. This program would help Tuckahoe transition to a clean energy future by increasing the ease, accessibility, and affordability of 100% renewable energy for residents and small businesses in our village. 

TONIGHT at 6:00pm on ZOOM, Sustainable Westchester representatives will give a presentation on how the Westchester Power program can help Tuckahoe meet its clean energy goals by providing a new renewable energy default for community members. Please join us to learn more!

November 16, 2020 at 6:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/95771630146

Meeting ID: 957 7163 0146

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Summer Celebration

Rain got you down? Too hot to go outside?

Do not worry we have you covered.

Celebrate summer the TESC way. Start your day with meditation and yoga. Learn about birds and bees. Cook with Omayra. Join us for drink at Broken Bow and listen to live music.

And the best part is, you can do it everyday.

Buzz about Bees

Now that spring is here we are going to see a lot of bees on the honey run. We, at TESC, love our bees and want to educate our community about the benefits of bees. Please watch Erin, our own amateur beekeeper, talk about the wonderful creature. And feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Earth Day Apr 22

Join us (and communities all over the world) on April 22nd to celebrate Earth Day. There are various events (digital) throughout the world that you can join and enjoy for FREE. Here is the link – https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2020/#map

Green Gardening Practices Workshop

On April 2nd 2020, Yeager Room of the Bronxville Library, 201 Pondfield Road, 7 p.m. Nick Guntli of the New York Horticultural Society will discuss, “Green Gardening Practices and Why They Matter.” This event is free and open to all. It is sponsored by the Bronxville Green Committee, the Boulder Ledge Garden Club, the Working Gardeners of Bronxville, and the Bronxville Beautification Council.

Single use plastic bag ban starts in a month

Beginning March 1st, 2020 retail stores will no longer provide, single-use plastic bags. Please get in the habit of bringing your own reusable bags when you go shopping.

People often wonder what bag should they use. The right answer is – any bag that you can reuse is fine. Does not matter whether it is plastic, paper, or canvas bag as long as you reuse them over and over again.

More details at -> NYSDEC

NYSDEC – Bring Your Own Bag campaign

Tuckahoe is now composting!!!

It has begun, the Village of Tuckahoe has started its food scrap recycling program! Residents can now bring ALL food scraps to the Food Scrap Drop-off Site at the Tuckahoe Recycling Center / DPW – at 15 Marbledale Road

FOOD SCRAPS ACCEPTED ITEMS:
Fruits and Vegetables (no stickers, bands and ties)
Meat and Poultry (bones ok)
Fish and Shellfish (shells ok)
Dairy Products
Bread and Pasta
Rice and Grains
Egg Shells
Chips and Snacks
Nuts and Seeds
Leftover and Spoiled Food
Coffee Grounds (paper filters ok)
Tea Bags (no staples)
Paper Towels and Napkins
Cut Flowers
Compostable Bags (no plastic bags)

No plastic bags
No wipes
No trash
No plastic, glass, metal

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