Sustainable Piermont

Sustainable Piermont is a community initiative to protect and improve our environment, mitigate the effects of climate change and lower our greenhouse gas emissions. Stay informed here about our efforts and what Piermont residents can do.

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.