Tag Archives: New York City

NYC and LI Hit the Peak of Fall Foliage!

A stroll through New York City right now is full of vibrant oranges, shocking reds, and brilliant yellows. Upper New York State might be past the peak of fall foliage colors, but New York City and Long Island are hitting … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Goes Sustainable

Beautiful Earth Group is bringing sustainability to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The organization is responsible for the opening of the New York Center for Sustainable Energy (NYCSE) at Pier 1 in the park. NYCSE is the first net zero educational center … Continue reading

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Wings Among the Skyscrapers

One of New York’s celebrity couples is still around and flying strong… literally. Fifth Avenue’s Red-Tail Hawks, Pale Male and Lima, had a surprise visit from their youngster, Stinker-One, on Sunday, Oct. 10. Here are the newest pictures of the … Continue reading

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Birdbath Bakery

Imagine a bakery with walls made of wheat and cups made from corn. Treats are made from organic ingredients and the staff wears recycled clothing. Sounds like a modern day Hansel-and-Gretel like treat house, right? Actually, it’s really not far … Continue reading

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NYPL Sponsors Green Programs

I took the kids that I babysit to the Seward Park library on the Lower East Side yesterday. As we were checking out our books, I saw a flier for upcoming community programs sponsored by the New York Public Library … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree, how do I recycle thee?

Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree, how do I recycle thee? Easily, according to the Department of Sanitation in New York City. There will be a citywide collection between January 4th-January 15th. Be sure to remove all ornaments, tinsel, and … Continue reading

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Zero Footprint Shirt

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, one man has designed the Zero Footprint Shirt. Dave Rittinger, an architect from Brooklyn, has created a shirt made entirely out of leaves and glue. According to his biography, Rittinger discovered that … Continue reading

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