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Posted on: April 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] New Rochelle Earth Day Virtual Forum

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Event organized by the City of New Rochelle Energy Conservation Advisory Committee and Ecology & Natural Resources Advisory Committee and Sustainable Westchester will focus on initiatives, tools and practices that will save money and energy and make New Rochelle greeNR!

This Earth Day, join elected officials and community and environmental leaders for a Virtual Forum to be held Thursday, April 22 from 7:30-9PM. Learn how you can save money and save the planet by going green! Topics include:

  • Sustainable Cafeterias- A proposed pilot project for the City School District would end single use plastics and help our schools go green.
  • EnergySmart Homes- Cleaner ways to heat and cool our homes, access vetted energy efficiency experts and get simplified financing. including rebates and subsidies.
  • Community Solar- Save 10% on your monthly utility bills without adding any panels to your own home through this new program through Sustainable Westchester.
  •  GridRewards- This Demand Response program through Con Edison will pay you to reduce electricity at peak demand times.
  • Sustainable Landscapes Save money and save the Earth with native plants, pollinator gardens, no leaf blowers, Healthy Yards, composting barrels, and rain barrels with Planting Westchester.

Sign up for the forum at

The Earth Day Virtual Forum is one of a number of events being held this month to increase awareness of and participation in sustainable practices that will enhance the quality of life for us today and future generations. Learn more at 


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