Organizations

596 Acres

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

Stories

Capacity Caps on Waste!

Capacity Caps on Waste!

New York City Council passed Intro 157 last week.  This bill represents a significant step forward for environmental justice for our North Brooklyn community.  Here’s a terrific repost from our friends at Greenline.   At the rally before the council voted on Intro 157c, lead sponsor Council Member Antonio Reynoso (center right) thanked Council Member…

Love That Dirty Water

Love That Dirty Water

A Meet-and-Greet with Everyone’s Favorite Polluted Waterway In the dubious stakes of the polluted waterways Olympics, Newtown Creek just may take the gold. Bounding North Brooklyn, running four miles back from it’s fetid mouth on the East River roughly opposite the UN complex, Newtown Creek is often cited as the most polluted waterway in the… Read More

Suing for the Future

Suing for the Future

New York City goes after Big Oil for damages resulting from Climate Change When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that the city would divest its pension funds from fossil fuel companies, he quickly established New York  as a primary player at the forefront of global resistance to climate change.  Saying,… Read More

Drops in the Bucket

Drops in the Bucket

Cuomo’s Budget and Trump’s Tax Plan both Shortchange New York’s Water Infrastructure A few weeks ago, Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech touched on the need to improve New York’s water infrastructure. There’s no doubt that the needs are urgent, from replacing dangerous lead lines to finding safe sources of clean drinking water for… Read More

Resolved: Drink Tap Water….

Resolved: Drink Tap Water….

A Why and How-to Primer on Drinking Tap Water in 2018 The start of a new year is a good time to make resolutions. With this in mind, we here at GoGreen would like to offer up a resolution each month, with our first resolution of 2018 as follows: please consider making bottled water part… Read More