Sustainable Tompkins

This organization is a “citizen-based coalition working towards a more sustainable regional community.  We advocate a systems approach to build the infrastructure and social capacity for more sustainable ways of living and working.  Projects and programs have focused on energy efficiency, climate protection, green purchasing, sustainable community development, green collar jobs, sustainable enterprise, greening heath care, and economic/ecological justice.

Their website serves as a hub for local sustainability resources including maps, information about their partners, and much more.. Those interested can also sign up for a listserv on their website which will constantly keep subscribers updated on the latest sustainability issues happening in Ithaca and around the world.

Those interested in volunteering can send a message to the organization via their website (