Organizations

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden – GreenBridge

Brooklyn Botanic Garden – NYC Compost Project hosted

Brooklyn Grange

City Parks Foundation

Community Board 1 Brooklyn – Education and Youth Committee

Community Environmental Center

Cooper Park Neighborhood Association

Eagle Street Farm

East New York Farms!

GrowNYC

GWAPP

Los Sures® Southside United H.D.F.C.

Lower East Side Ecology Center

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance

Million Trees NYC

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth

New York City Department of Environmental Protection

New York City Department of Transportation

New York Power Authority

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Newtown Creek Alliance

North Brooklyn Compost Project

North Brooklyn Farm

NYC Department of Design and Construction

OKO FARMS

PlaNYC

Riverkeeper

Solar One

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York

The Riders Alliance

Transportation Alternatives

Trees New York

Events

Brooklyn SWAB Monthly Meeting

Brooklyn SWAB Monthly Meeting

Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Brooklyn SWAB Monthly Meeting

Brooklyn SWAB Monthly Meeting

Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Brooklyn SWAB Monthly Meeting

Brooklyn SWAB Monthly Meeting

Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Stories

Getting Trashed @ City Reliquary

Getting Trashed @ City Reliquary

Exploring the world of NYC Garbage at a new show New York is the most wasteful city on Planet Earth. According to a widely-cited National Academy of Sciences whitepaper, New Yorkers produce an average of just under 10,000 tons of garbage per day–the most in absolute terms of any major metropolis, and more than twice…

Micro-Gentrification

Micro-Gentrification

Fairy Houses are the latest exhibit in the ongoing transformation of North Brooklyn Recently, I had the great opportunity to visit a major new real-estate development going up on the hot-corner of Franklin and Oak.   The brainchild of the GCEF-funded Greenpoint Eco-Schools, a local organization providing ecological education to local elementary schools, this development makes… Read More

Brooklyn Pedestrians “Going Green”: How Safe Are They?

Brooklyn Pedestrians “Going Green”: How Safe Are They?

By Landon Biehl. One of the easiest ways to “Go Green” has always been bicycling and walking whenever possible. Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and Brooklyn, in general, are very pedestrian-centric but not always pedestrian-friendly. Year after year we hear of fellow Brooklyn residents, and even New York tourists, who are injured or killed after being struck by… Read More

Bike Rave 2017: The Meaning Behind Biking in Brooklyn

Bike Rave 2017: The Meaning Behind Biking in Brooklyn

Source: Brooklyn Eagle.  You have probably read about the Brooklyn Bike Rave and wondered what was the meaning behind it. About one month ago on July 22, 2017, hundreds of cyclists rode along 7 miles of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. Starting in Greenpoint, the group rode through Williamsburg, traveled inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard, rode… Read More

Stink Spirits: Clean-Up Day with Curb Your Litter Greenpoint

Stink Spirits: Clean-Up Day with Curb Your Litter Greenpoint

By Jamie Hook. I spent last Saturday cleaning the border of Greenpoint’s own Newtown Creek. And while the company may have suitable for a low-key party, the atmosphere was decidedly the wrong kind of fetid. This trashy adventure was organized by the non-profit, Curb your Litter Greenpoint. Curb Your Litter is a new-ish organization, whose methods… Read More