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Sustainable West Hartford Commission

The Sustainable West Hartford Commission promotes practices that lead to greater environmental, social and economic sustainability; ensures a high quality of life for present and future generations by fostering an inclusive, resilient, and thriving community; and encourages the responsible use and conservation of energy and natural resources.

There are 11 members on this commission who serve a 3-year term. The commission typically meets the last Monday of the month.

SUSTAINABLE WEST HARTFORD COMMISSION (11 Members, 5-year term, Code Sec. 5-16)

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From the Sustainable West Hartford Commission

Welcome!  We are a group of residents dedicated to fostering a more sustainable community through education, collaboration, and action. From grassroots initiatives to municipal leadership, we believe that individual action can lead to significant change. Whether you're a long-time advocate or just starting on your journey, there is a place for you.

Connect with us to discover:

  • Inspiring Initiatives: Learn about ongoing projects and initiatives aimed at reducing our environmental footprint and promoting sustainable practices throughout West Hartford.
  • Helpful Resources: Access valuable resources, educational materials, and links to organizations that share our commitment to sustainability. Stay informed and empowered to make sustainable choices in your daily life.
  • Ways to Get Involved: Discover opportunities to actively participate in our sustainability efforts. Whether you're interested in volunteering, attending workshops, or engaging in community events, you can make a difference.

Thank you for being part of Sustainable West Hartford. Together, we can create a greener, healthier, and more sustainable future for generations to come.

Let's make a difference — today and tomorrow.

Board Members

Jim Fishman
Kimberly Hughes
Aditee Madkekar
Christy Matthews
Edward "Ted" Newton
Alejandro Paiuk
Bernard Pelletier
Stephen Sack
David Sagers
Rachael Virgin
Patricia "Pat" Wilson

Working Groups

The Sustainable West Harford Commission has established several working groups for current initiatives that report back to the Commission regularly: Nature-Based Solutions, Energy, Waste, Communication & Engagement. If you would like to get involved in a working group, please email