Sustainable Putnam

We're committed.

Our mission is to develop sustainable communities across Putnam County, NY — ecologically sound, socially equitable, and economically responsible — today and for future generations.

We're building a Sustainable Putnam.

Here's the steps we're taking towards a cleaner county:

We're working together, and we need your help.

Through partnerships with residents, community organizations, businesses, and local governments, Sustainable Putnam works to improve our ecosystems' health, strengthen community bonds, and build a more vibrant local economy.

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Calling All (New York State) Teachers!

Teachers rule. I know because I retired from teaching earlier this year after 29 years in the classroom. There are few professions in which an individual is this responsible for the future of our society. So I also know that it’s hard to imagine asking a teacher to give any...

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:...

Upcoming Events

We work better together. Attend our events and see what we're all about!

EV Car Show

Come meet real EV owners (not actors; not salespeople) and their vehicles. See them. Touch...

Zero Carbon Home

This webinar is free, but you must register here to receive the Zoom link. It...

Repair Café

A Repair Cafe is a free community event. You bring your broken but beloved items...

The Farm is the Place to Bee

Putnam County Cornell Cooperative Extension presents Meet Local Farmers Featuring Experts on Sustainable Bee-KeepingWatch Trainers...