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Climate Action in North Hempstead


The Town of North Hempstead recognizes the detrimental impact of climate change on our community. In an effort to do our part, Supervisor DeSena and the Town Board are committed to implementing policies to reduce the Town's carbon footprint in its own operations and increase resiliency, as well as to assist residents and businesses in their sustainability efforts through education, legislation, and other measures. 

Click on the links below to learn about what the Town of North Hempstead is working on in its fight against climate change as well as ways you can help.


Get Involved!

  • Submit your Climate Story

  • Apply to be featured in the Green Business Spotlight

Planning and Setting Goals

  • Climate Change Community Survey Results

  • Climate Smart Communities Task Force

  • Municipal Operations Climate Action Plan

  • Organics Management Plan

  • Public Engagement and Education Plan

  • Town Building Energy Benchmarking Data

Education and Outreach

  • Strategies for Food Waste Reduction 

  • Recordings of past workshops on:

    • Sustainable Transportation

    • Water Conservation

Decrease Energy Use and Shift to Clean, Renewable Energy

Natural Solutions and Resiliency

Climate Smart Communities and Clean Energy Communities Programs

Resources to Reduce Your Climate Impact

Please call 516-869-6311 or email sustain@northhempsteadny.gov with any questions or comments.