The Village of Scarsdale has many programs that are sustainability oriented.
Food Scrap Recycling
Beginning January 9, 2017, the Food Scrap Recycling Program will provide an opportunity for residents to recycle food waste into compost rather than throw it in the garbage. To learn more please click here
LED Streetlights Initiative
The Village is in the process of evaluating the conversion of all streetlights to LED? Converting to LED lights will save energy and money. There are LED lights in the field for testing now around the Village. Please submit any LED related comments to LED@scarsdale.com. To learn more about the LED lights program please visit the LED Initiative Page by clicking here
Leaves: Love 'Em & Leave 'Em (a.k.a. Mulch Mowing)
The Village of Scarsdale participates in the Love 'Em & Leave 'Em campaign and mulch mows leaves on all public property? Mulching leaves saves both time and money while also providing natural environmental benefits. The Village of Scarsdale encourages all residents to mulch mow. To learn more about mulch mowing and the Love 'Em and Leave 'Em campaign, click here
The Village provides residents rain barrels free of charge! A rain barrel captures runoff from your roof and stores it for future activities like watering your lawn or washing your car. To learn more about rain barrels and their benefits please click here
Recycle Your Textiles
Your textiles and clothes can be recycled? Instead of adding to the waste stream, please recycle your unwanted textiles at the Village Recycling Facility located at 110 Secor Road. To learn more please click here
Sustainable Landscaping Guidelines.
The Village of Scarsdale encourages all residents to landscape their homes in a sustainable manner? The Conservation Advisory Council has prepared tips & tricks for homeowners to use in sustainable landscaping practices, which can be found by visiting the CAC's landscaping guidelines webpage
Solar energy is becoming an increasingly attractive energy option for local residents. Information regarding the Village's consideration of front facing solar panels and other information for homeowners, click here