Arboretums offer a perfect escape from city life, a place for a picnic and a great place to learn about New York’s diverse tree species. Here are five urban forests in each of the five boroughs.
With the holidays right around the corner, here are some tips from the Haven’s Kitchen team to help make your festive meals a little brighter, fresher and environmentally friendly this holiday season.
Treating people kindly, Terri co-owner Craig Cochran hopes, will encourage his meat-eating customers to have a better understanding of veganism and keep his customers coming back.
Many ordinary New Yorkers are working hard to make New York City and the world a greener place. Here are three unsung environmental heroes who are dedicating their lives to sustainable causes.
Tight on space and often located in the heart of busy urban blocks, many New York City school kids have little access to a backyard or green play areas in their schools. Here are four programs that are challenging city school kids to learn more about the natural world and get outdoors to learn and play.
For those seeking to learn more about nature or even start their own environmentally friendly enterprise, New York City offers a range of classes from how not to kill your houseplant to planning your own urban farm venture.
Staying warm this winter can take a huge chunk out of your family’s budget. Thankfully, even if you are renting, there are some easy ways to reduce your heat bill and cut back on the amount of energy used in your home.
Whether looking for trendy new furniture or repurposed items to furnish your home, it is easy to find environmentally friendly furnishing that can fit nearly every New Yorker’s budget.
Here are five natural spots, accessible by public transportation, that offer a new way to explore New York’s five boroughs.
While the number of sustainable workplaces throughout the boroughs is on the rise, a few homegrown standouts have taken their green workplace to the next level by combining a sustainability-focused mission with an eco-friendly environment.
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.
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.
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.