Organizations

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol

BK ROT

Brooklyn Botanic Garden – NYC Compost Project hosted

Brooklyn Public Library

Center for Educational Innovation

Council Member Stephen Levin

El Puente Green Light District

Eyebeam Atelier – GCEF Project – Soil Cycle: A Mobile Compost Initiative

Greenpoint Monitor Museum

Groundswell

GrowNYC

Harbor School

Human Impacts Institute

In Our Backyards, Inc.

Lower East Side Ecology Center

National Wildlife Federation – Eco-Schools USA

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth

New York City Department of Environmental Protection

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – The Brooklyn District Public Health Office

New York Road Runners

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

New York State Senator Daniel L. Squadron

New York State Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

North Brooklyn Compost Project

NYC Department of Sanitation – Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability

NYC Parks & Recreation – Partnership for Parks / City Parks Foundation

OKO FARMS

Partners

Recycle-A-Bicycle

Safe Kids NYC – Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn and the Bronx

Sierra Club

St. Nicks Alliance

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

The Hudson River Foundation

The Newtown Creek Group

The North Brooklyn Boat Club

The People’s Firehouse

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York

The Riders Alliance

TOWN SQUARE

Transition North Brooklyn

United States Environmental Protection Agency

Wearable Collections

Events

Stories

Raccoons in Brooklyn

Raccoons in Brooklyn

Believe it or not, raccoons have been spotted all summer long in Brooklyn.  In fact, in Greenpoint alone, there have been several known sightings. John Galvin, a resident on Oak Street, spotted a “gigantic” adult raccoon climbing over his backyard fence one morning. Michael Abramson, a neighbor down the block, had two separate nocturnal encounters:…

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

Hardly the Dog Days of Summer!

Hardly the Dog Days of Summer!

August in New York is characterized by the heat and most of all, humidity. While many of us seek refuge inside with fans and air conditioners, there are still plenty getting out into the world and growing our wonderful neighborhoods in Brooklyn and beyond. If you’re like the GoGreenBK community and want to get outside,… Read More