Tag Archives: Sustainability

How “Green” are Marathons

With the New York City Marathon just are the corner, on Sunday to be exact, the question comes up as to how green marathons might be. According to an article on Mother Jones, marathons generate a lot of waste. ¬†Especially … Continue reading

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Join the Naming Contest for a New Park in Long Island City

A former parking lot at the eastern end of Queens Plaza in Long Island City is being repurposed and transformed into a sustainable “1.5-acre oasis with wetlands, plantings, millstones and artist-designed benches,” the Times reports. Last Thursday, Mayor Bloomberg charged … Continue reading

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