Recycling does not have to be limited to the paper, cardboard and other recyclables New York City picks up alongside the trash. Here are three programs that take recycling to the next level, helping New Yorkers cut down on their carbon imprint and keep recyclable resources from the city’s landfills.
Home landscapers and gardeners can benefit from some of the best expertly developed practices currently being used to transform New York City’s public urban park spaces into environmentally friendly green oases.
No matter what vacation spot you choose, there are ways to limit your impact and be as environmentally aware as possible. Learn where you can go for vacation in the US that is eco-friendly and the activities they offer.
Discover which environmentalists, environmental activists and green organizations are worth following on Twitter and what you can learn from each.
Learn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.
How safe are the products we use each day and are there safer alternatives?
For those looking to spend their money in local stores, New York has a wide range of neighborhood shops that offer organic produce, locally sourced meats and supplements as well as helpful staff that know their products and can help you find exactly what you need.
Looking to find an eco-friendly neighborhood in New York City? Here are some of New York City’s greenest places to live.
With the largest electric bus fleet in the world and a number of carbon emission-saving options, finding a way to make your commute greener in New York City has never been easier.
This holiday season, deck the halls with green decor, re-purposed wrapping paper and LED Christmas lights.
Many parents rely on big companies to create baby food that contains all of the necessary nutrition. Find out ways to make homemade baby food that is both healthy for your baby and the earth.
Consumers today have a heightened awareness of where their coffee is grown, their bananas are picked and where their scarves are sewn. The Fair Trade Movement and labeling and certification process seeks to shed light on supply chain processes to ensure sustainable manufacturing, packaging and distributing.
Understand the purification system that turns our waste water into drinking water and how safe it is to consume.
Many cities have created goals to reduce their carbon footprint over the next couple of years. One way they have found to do this is through the roofs of buildings, i.e. “green” and “cool” roofs. Find out what a green roof or cool roof is, how much they cost, their maintenance after installment and their benefits.
To stand out in the always competitive New York City restaurant world, some green restaurants are going the extra mile to meet the most stringent standards of environmental sustainability, animal welfare standards and fair treatment for their workers.