The Village has begun a program to source a percentage of homes with electricity from renewable sources. This program will come at no additional cost to residents whatsoever. To learn more about this program, please click here.
Keeping Cary Clean: Various roadways in the Village are available for volunteers to assist in the cleanup of litter in the public right-of-way. Partners are acknowledged with a special street sign at the limits of the road that their organization adopts. To learn more about this program, please click here.
The Village has begun a pilot to utilize hybrid vehicles for public works administrative and police non-patrol duties. A 2015 Ford C-Max was added as the first trial of these fuel efficient and reduced emission fleet vehicles.
The Greenest Region Compact is an initiative of the Metro Mayors Caucus that offers a number of cost-effective sustainability measures that enhance health and safety, reduces the consumption of energy and fossil fuels, conserves water, and reduce hazardous/solid waste and air pollution emissions. To learn more about this program, click here.
Each year the Village collects and recycles used holiday lights with drop boxes at Village Hall, the Cary Fire Protection District stations, and the Park District Senior Center. To learn more about the program, please click here.
The Village is in the process of retrofitting many of the streetlights in the downtown area with energy efficient LED fixtures. These lights use a fraction of the energy and also require less frequent maintenance and replacement by Village crews.
The Algonquin Township Road District provides several options for recycling, including specialty items during certain drop-off days. Visit their website at https://algtwsp.com/recycling for more information.