Sustainable Putnam

Sustainability

Solarize Putnam II: Home Installations!

Sustainable Putnam is preparing to launch a new solar electric installation program for home and business owners throughout Putnam county.  “Installing solar electric panels on your home or business can be a great investment for your budget and our planet,” said Sustainable Putnam President Joe Montuori. “But it can also be complicated. There’s a learning …

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Leading the Way with Electric Vehicles

Congratulations to the three Putnam County residents — Marsha Waldman, Judy Allen, and Carolyn Everett — who’ve recently swapped out internal combustion engines for the smooth quiet of EVs. Judy and Carolyn have purchased Chevy Bolts and Marsha bought a Honda Clarity. All three answered questions about their choices. From Judy: I bought a Chevy Bolt …

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EV Chargers and Comprehensive Planning for a Sustainable Carmel

A recent article in the Mahopac News reported that the Town of Carmel will be installing four electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the hamlets of Mahopac and Carmel — both of which exist within the Town of Carmel. With few public chargers currently available in town, this is welcome news. The Town of Carmel has …

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Sustainable 5: Decreasing Food Consumption and Plastic Waste from Processed Food

Americans tend to eat more calories void of nutrition than their bodies need for a healthy lifestyle. This has led to increasing numbers of people with diabetes and obesity. Packaged foods from large conglomerates generally use unhealthy fats, add unnecessary sugar, high fructose corn syrup and a long line of chemicals that are not food, …

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Hemlock Hill Farm

Buying meat that is local and raised responsibly is an important part of being sustainable. Read about how you can do that here. Hemlock Hill Farm is a family-owned farm that has been owned & operated by the DeMaria family for three generations. Nicolas and Katherine DeMaria moved from the center of Peekskill to the current location of …

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