Category: recycling

Don’t Forget to Bring Your Old Electronics to the TRIP & RCHR Green Fair, 9/29

On September 29th, from 9 AM – 1 PM, in the Troy Marina Parking lot (just north of the Green Island Bridge), TRIP & RCHR will host our first Green Fair. Underwritten by Citizens Bank Foundation and in partnership with Rensselaer County and the City of Troy, TRIP & RCHR… Read more »

Deeper Shades of Green: TRIP & RCHR Green Fair, September 29th

Do you have a pile of old electronics taking up space in your house or garage? Have you ever considered home composting? And what’s the deal with solar energy? All of these questions and more will be answered at TRIP & RCHR’s first annual Green Fair on Saturday, September 29,… Read more »

Deeper Shades of Green: Start Your Summer Green, Build a Rain Barrel

Hot, summer days are here again, and for most of us that means using a lot more water to keep our yards and potted plants thriving. Increased attention on possible water shortages during summer months has us looking for water conservation strategies. It’s obvious that we would prefer to drink… Read more »

Arts Grant and CLI Action Grant Awarded

Congratulations to Public School 2 and the Hillside North Neighborhood Association (“The Hill”) on the awarding of two grants!  Project applications earned $2,500 and $2,000 respectively! School 2’s “Artists in Schools” Grant will fund a student-based, co-curricular “Paint the Boards” art project in collaboration with TRIP and The Hill.  Sixth… Read more »

NYSERDA Energy Audits and Weatherization

As you have undoubtedly noticed, it’s getting cold again. While this year has brought a strangely temperate winter, we can’t forget about the importance of monitoring our energy use and weatherization. Weatherization is a broad term describing ways of protecting your home from the winter elements. Steps to keep the… Read more »