RACE is made up of volunteers and open to all residents who want to help
live sustainably and be good stewards of the earth. Serving in an
advisory capacity to Ridgefield's First Selectman, our mission is to raise awareness, educate and bring about action for the:
- responsible use of energy
- conservation of natural resources, and
- reduction of waste
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Saturday, September 24 from 9 am to 2 pm at Danbury Public Works, 53 Newtown Rd, Danbury. Click for details.
With the assistance of RACE, the Town of Ridgefield saved energy, money, and reduced carbon emissions in 2015. Click HERE for details.
Did you know that every year 21 billion pounds of textiles are
thrown away in the United States? And did you also know that 45% of those
textiles can be reused, 30% can be turned into wiping cloths, and 20% can be
recycled into new products?
In an effort to be part of
the solution, Ridgefield partnered with Bay State Textiles
in July 2014 and textile recycling bins became part of the landscape at the
Ridgefield Recycling Center.
Not only will Ridgefield be helping Mother Nature, but Bay State Textiles
offers a rebate on what is collected thereby generating a new revenue
Garden of Ideas
Garden of Ideas is an outdoor community center & garden sanctuary located
Ridgefield Discovery Center
Discovery Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to
appreciation of nature, science, history, and the arts. For a list and description of upcoming programs,
is a private, non-profit source of nature and environmental education located
in Wilton and Ridgefield.
Ridgefield Garden Club is a diverse mix … artists and designers,
master gardeners and novice gardeners, farmers, community and
Farm is “… a place where good things grow” in Wilton.
Greenwich hosts a great variety of educational and environmental
To make a donation to RACE,
download a donation form.