Color Irondequoit Green
Advancing Climate Solutions at the Local Level
Upcoming Events and Ways to Connect
Color Irondequoit Green (CIG) Monthly Meeting
- Monday, Jan 8th 7:00 pm
- Irondequoit Public Library, 1290 Titus Ave
- Upstairs meeting room TBA
- Come meet our members and learn about our initiatives
Consolidated Calendar of Events
Use this calendar to see many events offered by the Accelerator, other local Color Your Community Green groups, Pachamama, Reconnect Rochester, ROC Vegan Society, and others.
- Use the left hand side bar to for color coded events.
- Use the magnifying glass search icon in the upper right corner to search for specific information: for example, heat pumps.
Fall in Irondequoit
- Home compost. Or scatter leaves over your flower beds for a simple soltuion. Or mow into yard.
- Check with your waste service for other composting options.
Consider composting your pumpkins and gourds! They can be smashed up and spread out in a flower bed.
Monroe County’s Active Transportation Plan (CATP) – Final Draft
The final draft was released in August 2023. You can view the final draft or the executive summary on Monroe County’s CATP website.
You can still add input and review the interactive map. Drag and drop the icons at the top to add specific comments at a specific spot on the map.
Project documents (final draft plan, meeting summaries, press releases…) are still available on the original site.
Home Energy Efficiency Workshop
Watch the workshop or review the presentation slides via the links found on the Irondequoit Public Library site.
- Take advantage of state and federal programs to lower home energy costs
- Maximize upcoming Inflation Reduction Act savings for your home and car
- Reduce costs for residential solar, heat pumps, green appliances, and more
- Originally presented in Nov 2023.
Check out Monroe County’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) – Phase II
Phase II of the CAP Monroe County is now undertaking a community-wide green house gas inventory to better understand all County emissions. This will provide a large scope of emissions sources and the potential actions for climate change mitigation and adaptation.
To get involved:
As a recently founded group, Color Irondequoit Green has so much potential for new environmental initiatives. Join an existing initiative, or bring your passion for an environmental issue, find similarly passionate people to form a team, and start an initiative!
Color Your Community Green
We are organized under the umbrella of Color Your Community Green, an initiative of the Climate Solutions Accelerator program.
Our group has many resources and tools to help you take tangible actions towards a more sustainable community.