Sustainable Manlius

SuSustainable Manliusstainable Manlius is the Town of Manlius’s environmental group that is made up of community and board members. We are working to start the transition towards renewable energy, raise awareness of environmental issues, and promote sustainable public policy in the Town of Manlius. Sustainable Manlius meets virtually on the first Thursday of every month.

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EarthFest 2021

Sustainable Manlius created a webinar series celebrating Earth Day to learn how we can help our environment while saving money. 

To watch a webinar, click the title of the webinar you are interested below. 

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Here Come the Sun: A Panel Discussion on All Things Solar

April 1, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Let's Talk Trash: Recycling & Composting

April 8, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Electrify Your Ride: Electric Vehicles & Bikes

April 15, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Go Green! Save Green!

April 22, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Get Pumped with Heat Pumps!

 April 29, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch





Programs

NYSERDA Clean Energy Community

The Town of Manlius is a designated NYSERDA Clean Energy Community.

Completed Actions

  • Benchmarking Resolution 
  • Converted street lights to energy efficient LED technology saving taxpayers money.
  • The Town Board adopted the Unified Solar Permit on February 26, 2020. 
  • Train compliance code enforcement officer in energy code best practices

NYS Climate Smart Community

The Town of Manlius took the Climate Smart Community Pledge on April 22, 2020. 

The Climate Smart Communities program has 100's of actions we can do to work toward becoming a certified Climate Smart Community. Take a look at all the actions at https://climatesmart.ny.gov/actions-certification/actions/ and let us know if you see any actions you would like the town to look into. 

Current Actions

Resources

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 

Town of Manlius Electric Vehicle Survey
The Manlius Town Board partnered with Ingrid Gonzalez-McCurdy, a graduate student from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, for her research project centered around electric vehicles. Thank you for sharing your thoughts by April 22, 2020 about electric-powered vehicles by taking a survey. Below is Ingrid Gonzalez-McCurdy's final report. 
Final Report: Landscape Survey of Electric Vehicles for Town of Manlius

Task Force

Katelyn Kriesel, Councilor
Ryan Dunn, Community Chair
Elaine Denton, Councilor
Allison Weber, Town Clerk