Environmental Petition Asks Target, Whole Foods, IKEA And Others To Ditch Its Plastic Bags

Several retailers have taken steps over the last year to become more eco-friendly and reduce their use of plastic. Continue Reading →

A/C Compressor Oils: What They Are, What’s Out There And Saving The Environment

In any air conditioning system in which a compressor is present, compressor oil will be necessary to ensure it’s functioning properly. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s WE ACT Statement On New York State Styrofoam Ban

WE ACT for Environmental Justice celebrates New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing on Tuesday his plan to ban single-use food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, in New York State. Continue Reading →

WE ACT Receives Grant To Build Power Among NYCHA Tenants In Northern Manhattan

Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has been awarded a $400,000 grant over two years. Continue Reading →

NY Voters From Harlem To The Hudson Favor Modernizing System And Polluters Paying For Harm

A new survey from MassINC Polling Group shows that 66 percent of voters in seven Eastern states (Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) support modernizing the region’s transportation network. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Landmark Legislation To Reform Commercial Waste And Collection Industry

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed legislation that will radically overhaul the City’s commercial waste program, bringing much-needed reform to an industry known for dangerous, unhealthy and unsustainable conditions. Continue Reading →

de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriguez And Others Joins EPA To Back Cali’s Clean Car Standards

The de Blasio Administration today filed a joint lawsuit opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attempt to revoke the portions of a waiver it granted California in 2013 that it permit the state to implement stricter greenhouse gas and zero emission vehicle standards. Continue Reading →

Green Tips On How To Conserve Energy In The Winter From Harlem To Hollywood

Here in Harlem, New York, the end of Daylight Savings Time means shortened daylight hours and colder temperatures. Continue Reading →

Sign Up for the Harlem World Newsletter