Recycle, Recycle, Recycle Unwanted Or Broken Electronics In Harlem

recycle in harlemResponsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.  Continue Reading →

Health Department Reminds Harlemites And Others To Stay Safe And Tips For This July 4th

WEEHAWKEN, NJ - JULY 4: People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. July 4th is a national holiday with the nation celebrating its 238th birthday. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

As Fourth of July celebrations begin this weekend, the Health Department reminds all New Yorkers about the dangers of fireworks and how to enjoy the holiday safely. Continue Reading →

Air Quality Health Advisory From Harlem To Hollis

rainy weather in harlemThe New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory from Harlem to Hollis today, Sunday, June 26 from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM. Continue Reading →

Sleep Under the Stars During the Great American Campout

cuff16This summer, tens of thousands of Americans will unplug their devices and spend the night outside. That’s the simple idea behind the National Wildlife Federation’s 12th annual celebration of the outdoors, the Great American Campout. Continue Reading →

NYC SAFE Disposal Event In West Harlem

nycsafe_events_480_480Safely dispose of electronics and other potentially harmful household products like batteries, paint, pesticides and medicine. Continue Reading →

Bertha Lewis On NYS Senate’s Appeal Of NYC Council ‘Bag Bill’

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This statement was just e-mailed to us from Bertha Lewis Founder and President of The Black Institute regarding NYS Senate’s appeal of NYC Council ‘Bag Bill’: Continue Reading →

Bamboo Wood Eco-Wrist Watches For Men And Women

bamoo in harlem1 finalOne hundred percent of these watches are made of Bamboo wood resin for men and women. The body of this eco-friendly sport watch is perfectly timeless in design, no numbers, hand carved lines marking the hours and minutes. Continue Reading →

DCA Hosts Its 9th Annual Shred Fest In Harlem And More

shredding in harem2On Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, starting at 10 a.m., the Department of Consumer Affairs hosts its ninth annual Shred Fest, a paper-shredding event at 10 locations across the city. Continue Reading →

Council Passes Bill To Charge Shoppers From Harlem To Hollis 5 Cents For Plastic Bags

plastic bagsCrains New York reports that the City Council voted 28-20 Thursday to compel stores to charge 5 cents for plastic and paper bags, with some exceptions. Continue Reading →

Harlem MTA Riders Be Aware Of MTA NYCT Airflow Study

enviromental gas release from government1The US Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the MTA NYCT, will begin a study called “Underground Transport Restoration” on Monday, May 9, 2016. Continue Reading →