The Zero Waste Eco-Heroes of PS 31

The Zero Waste Eco-Heroes of PS 31

By: Alison Schuettinger, Greenpoint Eco-Schools, Sustainability Coach @ PS 31 Thanks to the community and especially the team at Greenpoint Eco-Schools, there have been great strides in reducing waste. PS 31 and all of the Greenpoint Eco-Schools have made large reductions in landfill waste at each school as part of the Department of Education’s Zero Waste…

Eco Hero: Susan Anderson

Eco Hero: Susan Anderson

For Susan Anderson, it all started at a kitchen table. After graduate school in Philadelphia, Susan stumbled upon Greenpoint while she was looking for a new home in the New York City area. As an investment banker, she needed to be close to Manhattan, but she also craved the tight-knit feel of a suburban community…. Read More

Heroes of Bushwick Inlet Park: Part 2

Heroes of Bushwick Inlet Park: Part 2

Last week, we gave an introduction to some of the heroes behind Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park (FBIP) and the organization’s movement to realize our long-promised waterfront park. Here in Part 2 we learn about the other core members and their creative strategies that have kept the issue alive and progressing.   Ward Dennis is… Read More