‘Are You In’ To Planting Free Trees In Harlem (video)

free trees for harlemitesEven though the online registration for the free tree giveaway is currently closed, many trees (Eastern Redbud, Flowering Dogwood, Serviceberry and Sweetbay Magnolia) will be available first come, first served. Continue Reading →

Third Annual Harlem Earth Day Series

2014-Earth-Day-PosterHarlem Park to Park presents the third annual Harlem Earth Day event series. 
Harlem Earth Day promotes the Global Earth Day mission to increase awareness of environmental issues including Green Energy Use, Recycling, Clean Air, Urban Agriculture and Health/Wellness. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine Supports Call for Palisades Protection

palisades in supportThe New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the Palisades Park Conservancy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Regional Plan Association, the New Jersey Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and five other respected park and preservation organizations joined in filing a “friend of the court” brief today in New Jersey Appellate Court against LG Electronics’ plans to erect a 143-foot tower less than 60 yards from Palisades Interstate Park. Continue Reading →

MillionTreesNYC Free Tree Giveaways

im your pick up your free treeNYRP and local NYC organizations will distribute 12,000 free trees at over 90 giveaways in the spring

To help meet the two-year acceleration of MillionTreesNYC, the initiative of planting and caring for one million new trees in New York City by 2015 … Continue Reading →

United War Veterans Council’s Recycle Program Cycles Forward

408065_4329751756358_91471132_nThe United War Veterans Council (UWVC) Recycling program reported today that it collected a monthly average of 90 tons of clothing and household goods in 2013, keeping 108,000 tons out of landfills and significantly reducing the burden on the city’s waste collection system, while raising revenue for veterans programs.   Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Do You Love Your Block?

east-harlem-e1286727296494Applications now available!

Love Your Block is a special partnership between Citizens Committee for New York City and NYC Service that provides a unique opportunity for city residents to transform and beautify their neighborhoods.   Continue Reading →

WE-ACT 2014 Input Meeting For 2014

membershipmtg2014(2)Two weeks ago, over 50 members and allies of WE ACT came together to talk about environmental justice and health issues that are impacting their lives and community. Continue Reading →

Want To Be The Greenest Neighbor On Your Block

NYC Master Composter Certificate CourseGreat, become the greenest neighbor on your block with the NYC Master Composter Certificate Course! You’ll learn about setting up your own compost system, using finished compost and techniques for teaching others about composting. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Do You Have A Mercury Thermostat?

thermostat in harlem homesThis is the season to make sure your thermostat is working! According to the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, over 300,000 mercury thermostats are removed from walls each year, and almost 99 percent of them are sent to landfills and incinerators. Continue Reading →