Studies show nearly 3/5 of all clothing ends up in a landfill or in incinerators within a year of being produced. More than 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from clothing and shoe production. CBS2's Valerie Castro reports.
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Speak With Your Wallet: Sustainable Fashion Experts Urge Shoppers To Consider Impact On EnvironmentStudies show nearly 3/5 of all clothing ends up in a landfill or in incinerators within a year of being produced. More than 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from clothing and shoe production. CBS2's Valerie Castro reports.
Speak With Your Wallet: Sustainable Fashion Experts Urge Shoppers To Consider Impact On EnvironmentThe word "sustainable" applies to fashion as a movement that aims to change the entire cycle of fashion starting with production and consumption. CBSN New York's Nina Kapur reports.
Staten Island Officials Calling For Action About Invasive Species Of GrassOne local politician is blaming the large deer population for allowing Japanese stiltgrass to take hold. CBS2’s Nick Caloway reports..
Staten Island Officials Alarmed By Invasive Species Of GrassAn invasive species of grass is taking over woodlands on Staten Island and could have a long-term impact. CBSN New York's Nick Caloway reports.
Jane Fonda Arrested Alongside Dozens Of Climate Change Demonstrators In DCVideo shows police officers taking the nearly 82-year-old actress into custody on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Port Authority Tries To Defend Ending Carpool DiscountCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on Port Authority ending the carpool discount despite claiming they support green initiatives.
NYC Focuses On Food Waste, Composting For BusinessesCBS2's Jessica Moore has the latest on the new proposal focused on having New York City businesses compost to cut down on food waste.
Fall Foliage In New York Botanical Garden, Lower Hudson ValleyA first look at the fall foliage in the Lower Hudson Valley and New York Botanical Garden.
Non-Profit Trying To Restore New York Oyster PopulationCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the non-profit working to help the local oyster population in New York.
Baykeepers Focusing On Oysters To Keep Natural Waterway Filters Running StrongIt's vital to keep oysters in an environment to grow and prosper in, so staff and volunteers with New Jersey New York baykeepers are constantly thigh-deep in local waterways. CBSN New York's Nina Kapur explains why.
Here's Why Leaves Are Turning Colors Early This FallHeading out into the woods lately already shows off fall sunshine illuminating the trees: Leaves sway in the breeze, some green, others already showing their autumn colors. CBSN New York's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Dyker Heights Residents Want To Block Sidewalk Rain GardensA Brooklyn neighborhood is fighting flowers; CBS2's Reena Roy reports.
Broadway Performers Helping Keep The Great White Way GreenMolly Braverman, director of the Broadway Green Alliance, joined CBSN New York’s Dana Tyler to talk about the initiative and Wednesday's Fall E-Waste Drive.
Greta Thunberg Speaks At UN Climate Action SummitClimate activist Greta Thunberg made an impassioned plea to world leaders at a special summit on climate action Monday.
Long Island Wind Farm Project Brings Concerns From ResidentsLocal lawmakers are trying to ease concerns over a new windmill farm proposed off the coast of Long Island. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
New Plan To Renovate Central Park UnveiledCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the latest on the planned renovation for New York's Central Park.
Hempstead Wants To Ban Intentional Balloon ReleasesEfforts are underway to ban the intentional release of balloons in America's largest township; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Gov. Cuomo Unveils Oyster Replenishment PlanNew York's Gov. Cuomo announced his plan to replenish local oyster populations.
Sneak Peek Of New Park Project In Valley StreamCBS2's Jennifer McLogan toured the Brook Road Park wetland restoration project on Long Island.
Long Island Families Take Part In 'Rewilding' ProjectCBS2's Lisa Rozner has the latest on the 'rewilding' project on Long Island, adding native plants back around local homes.
Parks Department Admits To Dumping In Queens ParkCBS2's Reena Roy has the latest on the New York City Parks Department admitting they're dumping waste in a Queens park.
Swedish Climate Change Activist Stages Protest At United NationsHundreds of young protesters joined Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg in her climate change crusade.
Teen Crosses Atlantic Ocean, Reaches NYCCBS' Tom Hanson has the latest on the Swedish teen trying to raise awareness about climate change by sailing across the Atlantic Ocean.
Young Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Arrives In NYC After Sailing Across AtlanticGreta Thunberg, a teenage climate activist, arrived in Lower Manhattan today after sailing across the Atlantic. She left England two weeks ago to embark on the nearly 3,000-mile voyage.