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 →

Don’t Hide Your Past In The Trash, The NYC Shred Fest Coming To Harlem

0516_shred2Concerned about identity theft? Safely shred and recycle your confidential documents for free with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs at the The NYC Shred Fest in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Environmental Ambassadors Teach NYCHA Residents To Recycle

0516_nychaAs the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) rolls out recycling for more than 400,000 residents from Harlem to Hollis, GrowNYC is gearing up to train NYCHA residents to become Environmental Ambassadors who  encourage their neighbors to participate in the NYCHA Recycles! program.  Continue Reading →

NY Is 2016’s 8th Greenest State With Coming Earth Day

east-harlem sliderWith Earth Day just days away, billions of taxpayer dollars being devoted to environmental-protection efforts and energy costs eating a significant portion of the average household’s income, the personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2016’s Greenest States.
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Why The Ocean Matters On Earth Day

ocean1Ocean Advocate Says Those Watery Depths Hold Solutions
To Earth’s Most Alarming Challenges

At a time when the world faces a multitude of potential calamities – ranging from climate change to a struggling oil industry to rapid population growth – the solution could be all around us. Continue Reading →

#CarFreeNYC Initiative Celebrates Successful Launch Of Earth Day

earth day initiative 2016Last year, upper Manhattan Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee was joined by colleagues Chin and Crowley, Nilda Mesa, Director Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

The 314 Birds Flocking To Harlem’s Hamilton Heights

The 314 Birds Flocking to HarlemIt wasn’t that Avi Gitler had any special love for birds. Sure, the gallerist had appreciated a few feathered dudes in his time, spying on them during hikes and while traveling around his native New York City. Continue Reading →