The Radix Center is hiring a person to collect compost from members of our Community Compost Initiative in the City of Albany. A vehicle is needed. Must be able to lift 50 pound plastic bins. Pickups are on Wednesdays and currently take around 2-3 hours. We are actively seeking to expand and … Continue reading Hiring Compost Collector!
The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center along with the Albany Water Board present: Floating Island Release Party! On Thursday, July 26th at 10AM, we will celebrate the release of the Radix Center's solar-powered floating island - a floating constructed wetland designed to clean up combined sewer overflows in the Hudson River using living plants and beneficial bacteria. … Continue reading Floating Island Release Party!
2017 was a year of strengthening partnerships and expanding programs at the Radix Center! Our annual budget is under $50,000 - every donation goes a long way! Some of the year’s highlights include: A weekly program at nearby Giffen Elementary School, working with four different second grade classes both at their school and at Radix, … Continue reading 2017- Strengthening partnerships
Strawberries, cherries, black raspberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, red currants, black currants, goumi berries, golgi berries, sea berries! We've been slowly planting many types of berries over the years - and during the summer there is usually something ripe to offer visiting kids!
Students from Albany's Green Tech High School came to Radix during their Day of Service. They worked with Radix's Urban Sustainability Coordinator Grayce Ray both at the Radix Center and in gardens managed by AVillage...Inc., and Radix around the South End. They went on a tour of the Radix Center and learned about aquatic ecosystems, … Continue reading Green Tech High School Day of Service
We set up a composting display outside the October 28th Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair at Doane Stuart School - complete with chickens and worms! Radix Center Educational Director Scott Kellogg also gave a workshop on Urban Ecosystem Justice. The Fair was sponsored by Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline, PAUSE, Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk … Continue reading Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair- October 28th