Green Tips, Organizing A Zero-Waste Event From Harlem To Hollis

Held on March 5, 2020, NYLCVEF’s Westchester Clean Energy Summit was a zero-waste event!

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Is It The End Of Bottled Spring Water Coming To New York State?

The Washington state legislature is considering a measure that analysts say would effectively shut down the bottled water industry in the state. Continue Reading →

Starbucks Pledges To Cut Water Use And Waste To Meet New Sustainability Standards

With a number of Starbucks in Harlem, it’s worth noting that some companies are taking the initiative to stay on the good side of younger consumers who are driving a trend towards more eco-friendly business practices. 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 →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation To Protect Workers In Waste Industry From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Mayor de Blasio held hearings for and signed three pieces of legislation to protect workers in the commercial hauling industry: Intro. 1329-A gives BIC the authority to register unions operating in the trade waste industry; Intro. Continue Reading →

Reworking A Refuse Storage Area In Harlem

Waste Management World reports that in New York City CTA Architects P.C. has completed a $1.1 million redevelopment and upgrade of the 5650 square foot (525 square metre) refuse storage area at Morningside Gardens, a six-building co-op complex in West Harlem’s Morningside Heights section. Continue Reading →


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