Nanuet CCE 2015 - Caitlin Knauss, Sonia Cairo, Shannon Purdy, Galit Maayani, Georgia Koda and Jamie Gouger. 2016 GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP

Debbie Shaw, our intrepid Cleanup Coordinator, and all the Community Cleanup Leaders across the county are starting to get busy and plan for this year’s Great American Cleanup campaign. Volunteer registration begins February 15th.

For SPONSORSHIP options to support the campaign & promote your company…

ONLINE SHOPPING CART for purchasing sponsorships… 

For GENERAL INFORMATION on the Great American Cleanup Campaign…

To see PHOTOS from the 2015 cleanup season…

To read our “2015 GAC Highlights” report…



Time to Schedule EARTH B.E.A.T:
The Spring Calendar is Filling Fast !!!

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Fun, Hands-on Environmental Education

Schedule Earth B.E.A.T. at Your School or Camp Today

Earth B.E.A.T. engages students in a day of fun, interactive activities focused on local ecology, waste reduction, water and energy conservation.  By participating in these Eco-Stations, students build knowledge about their community and the human-nature connection. They make meaningful connections to class curriculum and the NYS learning standards and are inspired to take simple steps to protect the environment.

Earth B.E.A.T. provides our students with motivating, relevant, interactive experiences to deepen their understanding and respect for our natural resources, as well as their role in caring for the earth! …students have fun while learning important lessons!“

— Francine Cuccia, Principal, Link Elementary World School


20151111 krb members tour of west nayck quarry 2 KRB’s “Rockland Underground” Tours

We had four wonderful tours this past year: Rockland Lake, Dutchtown, Haverstraw and the Tilcon West Nyack Quarry. Thanks to all Members and Non-Member who joined us!

Here’s what we have planned for 2016:

Rockland Country Club / Sparkill
Green Buildings / Orangetown
Skyview Acres / Pomona
Harmony Hall & Beyond / Sloatsburg

Become A Member Now & Receive FREE Entrance To Tours!


Annual Awards Gala A H
uge Success

We had a wonderful evening filled with melodies from Ekklipse Steelband and Upcycled art thanks to Hildee Ryan and Doris Laughton Smith. It was a terrific chance for us to honor some wonderful honorees — the people and projects that have made the greatest impact in our county. Here are some lovely photos, thanks to Jamie Gouger!   


2015 Fall Waterways Cleanup - Nyack Memorial Park, Erik Swanson  Storm Drain Marker Image_ 2015_cropped


Thanks to everyone who came out to help clean up & all the students who participated in the storm drain marking!

>> Highlights & Photos from the Campaign…<<




Thanks to all who came
out for our 
Wrap Up Party!

We had a beautiful evening in Germonds Park to celebrate the success of this year’s Cleanup Campaign — made possible by our Partners, Sponsors and Volunteers.  

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The Great American Cleanup is only possible through the support of sponsors – local businesses, government agencies and organizations. This year’s top Campaign Sponsors:

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Thanks to All Who Participated in the Rockland P.L.U.S. Symposium  

Unfortunately, due to the impending snow, students and mentors who came together to exchange ideas at this year’s Rockland P.L.U.S. culminating symposium at RCC on March 20th only had very limited time together. To see some photographs from this year’s event and read more about this wonderful program


March 25, 2015 — “Legislature Passes Resolution Urging Voluntary Elimination of Single Use Plastic Shopping Bags “Say No to the Bag” Campaign Initiated by Nyack Retailer — Read more about this step in the right direction…

Say No To The Bag

 Say No to the Bag Campaign

Isn’t it time to stop using plastic bags once and then throwing them away? In fact, do we really need to use them at all? Most plastic bags are used once and then discarded. Yes, really!

So Maria Luisa Whittingham of Nyack is leading the charge to get people to simply pause…and ask:

As a merchant, employee, or volunteer in a retail setting: “Did you bring your own bag today?” If no,”Will you need a bag today?”

As a consumer: “I pledge to forego a bag and bring my own bag when shopping”

Sound like a simple and reasonable idea? Then sign this petition to let the world know…

 Say No to the Bag Campaign


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