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 →

Harlem Legacy Project Proposes A Bold New Vision For Harlem

Greening Harlem1Crauderueff & Associates; The Green Infrastructure Foundation; and the Canaan Baptist Church are pleased to release Greening Harlem: A Report of the CitiesAlive 2015 Harlem Legacy Project, a design concept and cost-benefit analysis of widespread green infrastructure implementation in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Indian Point Is The Existing Bridge To A Clean Energy Future

Indian PointBy Ricardo C. Byrd

The Indian Point nuclear power plant, located in Westchester, provides 25 percent of the power used in New York City and Westchester every day. Not only does Indian Point provide this power to the region that never sleeps, the power is clean, reliable and affordable. Continue Reading →

Join Colgate’s #EveryDropCounts On World Water Day

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Americans who leave the water running while brushing their teeth waste up to four gallons of water

Water is one of life’s most basic needs, yet it’s an increasingly scarce resource in many regions of the world. Did you know that on average, Americans who leave the water running while brushing their teeth waste up to four gallons of water? Continue Reading →

Small Grants For Community Compost Projects In Harlem

composting in harlemCitizens Committee for New York City, the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB), and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invite you to apply for grants to start, expand and grow composting programs in all five boroughs of New York City. Continue Reading →

“Essentia” At Taller Boricua Gallery In Harlem

Curated by Nitza TufiñoJanuary 22 thru March 52016Artists ConversationThursday February 4 at 6pmTaller Boricua Gallery is inaugurating 2016 with “Essentia” on January 22, 2016, at 6PM, that will feature established African-American and Puerto Rican-identified visual artists based in New York State. Continue Reading →

Sign Up For Curbside Organics Collection In Harlem

organic environment in harlemLive in a high-rise building and have neighbors with curbside organics collection?  Did you know you could have it too?  Continue Reading →