Website Sponsored by
Haverford Township Civic Council
Haverford Township, PA
This website has been created by the Haverford Township Civic Council with support from the Haverford EAC (Environmental Advisory Committee). The purpose of this site is to serve as a clearinghouse of information for residents so that they can make informed choices as they strive to live more sustainable lives.
Contact us at the bottom of the page with your street, city, and climate actions so we can add your actions to the maps
Planning to replace your Heater or AC? Heat pumps are one system that can do both and are eligible for a tax credit! Modifying our home systems, especially HVAC, to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions is a pressing challenge to prevent climate change. Local experts will discuss heat pumps for HVAC, water heating and clothes drying, as well as induction stoves that are 3x more efficient than gas stoves and boil water faster than gas, and considerations when electrifying. Come and learn. FREE. Registration required, HERE
Learn to build and maintain a rain garden and help build rain gardens in our community. Later, you will have the opportunity to hone your skills by joining our rain garden builds or apprenticing (i.e. assessing potential locations and designing rain gardens). Presented by Darby Creek Valley Association, Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative, and Hav-A-Rain Garden who have designed and built more than 80 rain gardens in the region at parks, libraries and private properties. FREE, Registration Required, HERE.
Want a guaranteed ROI and do something about global warming? Want to plug in but have range anxiety? Worried about your electrical system? Hear from people who have made the switch. How much power is required? What are the slow/fast charge rates? How to find places to plug in? Come and learn! Free, Registration Required, HERE
Save money on electricity, take a bite out of global warming, and enhance the value of your home. Learn about assessing viability, cost, payback, increase in home value, what the installation is like, and the group purchase opportunity. In 2024, there are 30% tax credits, low-income grants, no money down options, and more. Learn from your neighbors who installed. FREE. Registration required, HERE.
APRIL 20-21 Haverford Tree Tenders Planting Weekend
April 20th, Shade Tree Lottery pick up
April 20th, Earth Day at the CREC
April 24th Transform your yard: grass removal, pollinators, & native plants
May 8th 7pm: Heat Pump 101/ How to cut fossil fuels in your home: Heat Pumps, Electric Lawn Equipment, and Home Electrification [virtual]
May 15th 7pm: Backyard Composting Workshop [virtual]
June 15th 9a-1p E-Waste event
We need your support! Make a donation today of any size to assist with our grass-roots climate action projects and programs in Haverford Township!
Focus of this Website
Talk with them. Share your concerns and actions.
Help the organizations you are associated with to become more sustainable. A lot of cascading change can happen at this level of action.
Some climate advocacy organizations
Let's start a movement - please share this website with your neighbors and friends! Does your neighborhood association or community organization have an email list, newsletter, or Facebook page?
Click below for a short description and link which you can use to spread the news!
Looking for volunteer opportunities?
Assist at a work day for Tree Tenders, Friends of Haverford Trails or HavaRain Garden program...help out at an EAC event...join a committee...start a new project
Want to stay up to date on events and activities related to climate action? Check out the various local groups you may want to connect to, sign up for monthly emails, join their Facebook or Instagram pages, or attend monthly meetings.