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 →

Disaster Relief For Small Businesses In Harlem

Both the federal and state governments have made disaster declarations with respect to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the State of New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Building’s Toxic History Not Revealed

Dozens of artists, entrepreneurs and non-profits are renting space in a Harlem building with a toxic past, and they were never told before signing rental agreements. Continue Reading →

Is Harlem’s Nature Worth ‘Billions’?

The UK’s parks, lakes, forests and wildlife are worth billions of pounds to the economy, says a major report. The health benefits of merely living close to a green space are worth up to £300 ($450 US) per person per year, it concludes.

The National Ecosystem Assessment (NEA) says that for decades, the emphasis has been on producing more food and other goods – but this has harmed other parts of nature that generate hidden wealth.

Ministers who commissioned the NEA will use it to re-shape planning policy. Continue Reading →