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Restaurants In New York That Are Going Green

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.

11/18/2013

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Greenest Salons In New York

While traditional salons use harsh chemicals and petroleum-based products to make their customers look their best, a growing number of New York City salons have created a welcoming and environmentally friendly space to meet the needs of eco-conscious consumers.

11/11/2013

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Natural and Organic Clothing Shops in New York

Not all organic apparel is equally green. Thankfully for New Yorkers, the city offers a number of natural and organic clothing shops that go the extra mile to make certain the items you purchase are truly environmentally friendly and pesticide free.

11/11/2013

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Sustainable Holiday Gifts In New York

From ballet shoes to bike chain jewelry, sustainable gift giving has never been easier with many merchants and artists offering options to buy at their stores, online or at convenient holiday fairs throughout New York City.

11/11/2013

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Where To Buy Solar For Your Home In New York

Home owners and apartment dwellers alike can do their part to help make New York City greener with solar panel projects ranging from full-roof installations to portable devices that can charge your portable electronics without plugging into the grid.

11/04/2013

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Community Gardens In New York City

All around New York, over 600 community gardens, most cared for and tended by a dedicated group of volunteers, have transformed empty lots into urban oases that give residents of all ages an opportunity to try out their green thumbs, give back to their communities and help make New York City a little bit greener.

10/21/2013

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Top Five Green Buildings in New York City

It is not hard to find a green building in New York City. The city boasts more than 519 million square feet of green building space and ranks number one among US cities in energy-efficient LEED certification.

10/15/2013

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