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

Events

Stories

Digester Eggs at Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

Digester Eggs at Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

By Susan Anderson, Town Square and Go Green Hub. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection hosts free tours of the Digester Eggs (fondly known by locals as “Sh** for Tits” or “Poop Onions”) at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Tours for the general public take place three times a…

Local Hero: Ana Traverso-Krejcarek

Local Hero: Ana Traverso-Krejcarek

    With a background in sociology and urban planning, Ana Traverso-Krejcarek is a strong asset for El Puente’s The Green Light District where she serves as the Environmental Policy Coordinator & Green Jobs Green New York Program Associate. Hailing all the way from Brazil, Ana’s lifework has always been focused on the environment and… Read More

New York City’s Outdated Garbage System

New York City’s Outdated Garbage System

How Greenpoint and North Brooklyn are fighting for cleaner air-one truck at a time Hey Go Green family! It’s Allison here, bringing you some environmental justice scoop.  My last post took us back in time through discussing industrial history in Greenpoint focusing specifically on lead contamination as a result of old paint, pipes and diesel… Read More

What’s Green at PS 110?

What’s Green at PS 110?

By Louise Oppenheimer Introduction by PS 110 Sustainability Coach, Fran Agnone Fifth grader Louise Oppenheimer is one of several students at PS 110 working closely with math teacher Matt DiCarlo on an ongoing student blog documenting the sustainability efforts across the school. I am humbled to introduce the following article that Louise chose to highlight… Read More

Eco Hero: Lisa Bloodgood

Eco Hero: Lisa Bloodgood

Lisa Bloodgood has been the much beloved Community Liaison and Environmental Advisor to City Council Member Stephen Levin for the last 5.5 years. Lisa is a self-described nature-loving plant nerd (amature botanist) and artist. She has had the privilege and burden of shepherding the community through the full variety of our ecological and toxicity issues… Read More

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