Sustainable Manlius

SuSustainable Manliusstainable Manlius is the Town of Manlius’s environmental group that is made up of community and board members. We are working to start the transition towards renewable energy, raise awareness of environmental issues, and promote sustainable public policy in the Town of Manlius. Sustainable Manlius meets virtually on the first Thursday of every month.

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Upcoming Events

Sustainable Manlius Workshop

Get Sustainable, Manlius! Workshop

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 6:30PM - Manlius Town Hall
301 Brooklea Drive, Fayetteville 

Come to our Get Sustainable, Manlius! workshop to learn how clean heating and cooling or community solar can help you save money and lower your carbon footprint! Clean heating and cooling and solar experts will be there from 6:30 - 8 to answer your questions and help guide you in getting started!

Cabaret For The Environment

Cabaret for the Environment

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 6PM - Fayetteville Free Library
300 Orchard St, Fayetteville

Bring a lawn chair and join us for an evening of music and environmental change. Learn about the Town of Manlius community campaign, Get Sustainable, Manlius!, and hear from non-profits like HeatSmart CNY. We will be having local organizations table so you can learn all about sustainability in the area while also attending a great performance!

(Rain Date Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 6PM)

Sustainable Manlius Information SheetBe Sustainable in Manlius

Practicing environmentally friendly habits can go a long way, and it doesn't require much effort. Learn about new routines and about key changes you can make to your daily life that can help the environment that are easy and fun.

Check out our information sheet for tips, ideas and resources that can help you. 

EarthFest 2021

Sustainable Manlius created a webinar series celebrating Earth Day to learn how we can help our environment while saving money. 

To watch a webinar, click the title of the webinar you are interested below. 

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Here Come the Sun: A Panel Discussion on All Things Solar

April 1, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Let's Talk Trash: Recycling & Composting

April 8, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Electrify Your Ride: Electric Vehicles & Bikes

April 15, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Go Green! Save Green!

April 22, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch

Get Pumped with Heat Pumps!

 April 29, 2021 7PM - 8:30PM | Watch


NYSERDA Clean Energy Community

The Town of Manlius is a designated NYSERDA Clean Energy Community.

Completed Actions

NYS Climate Smart Community

The Town of Manlius took the Climate Smart Community Pledge on April 22, 2020. 

The Climate Smart Communities program has 100's of actions we can do to work toward becoming a certified Climate Smart Community. Take a look at all the actions at and let us know if you see any actions you would like the town to look into. 

Current Actions


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 

Town of Manlius Electric Vehicle Survey
The Manlius Town Board partnered with Ingrid Gonzalez-McCurdy, a graduate student from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, for her research project centered around electric vehicles. Thank you for sharing your thoughts by April 22, 2020 about electric-powered vehicles by taking a survey. Below is Ingrid Gonzalez-McCurdy's final report. 
Final Report: Landscape Survey of Electric Vehicles for Town of Manlius

Task Force

Katelyn Kriesel, Councilor
Ryan Dunn, Community Chair
Elaine Denton, Councilor
Allison Weber, Town Clerk