As part of a new program, Grow to Learn: The Citywide School Gardens Initiative, 29 NYC public schools will receive $2000 in grants from GrowNYC and the Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC, in…
New York City is planning to use a lot of green to clean up the Gowanus Canal.
Federal Grant Will Help Build New Sustainable Transportation and Community Development Projects in NY
Through an ambitious joint effort between New York and Connecticut, federal funding will soon provide a huge investment directed towards community development and sustainable…
Last week, our sister eco-fashion site Ecouterre reported on The GreenShows launching a weeklong pop-up shop at Bloomingdale's SoHo, and now today's the day the newly styled…
Stylish SoHo-ites will soon have a cool new destination to head to on Saturdays, but it isn't a hot club or an exclusive restaurant. Located at the site of a former Gucci store, the…
Environmental groups from all across New York State came together in Albany earlier this week for a ‘Fracking Day of Action.'
After two years of negotiations, the Bloomberg administration has announced that cruise ships at the Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal will now shut down their engines and plug into a giant…
The fact that PCBs have been leaking into New York City's schools for months is bad enough, but now the situation has been even further complicated with the discovery of asbestos.
The Capital District Transportation Authority has launched BusPlus, a new, limited stop bus line featuring hybrid buses and eco-friendly bus shelters by Duo Gard.
According to a new report by the Urban Green Council, air conditioners that are not installed properly and are poorly fitted cost the city $130 million to $180 million in fuel…
The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission announced that they will be working with the Municipal Art Society to show that greening a historic property can be completed without changes…
Pedestrian plazas, specifically those in Times Square, are majorly improving New York City's air quality.
NYC Department of Sanitation is hiring a biologist from the United States Department of Agriculture, in an effort to track “wildlife hazards” of Canadian geese in NYC.
The EPA has rejected the Bloomberg administration's 10-year removal plan and is pushing for a five-year removal deadline.
MTA says artists are in violation of trademark laws by selling art work that is printed on MetroCards.
Supporters of PPW controversial bike lane turn out by the hundreds on Sunday, April 10.
NYSERDA launched an incentive program for thermal solar systems, in an effort to encourage New Yorkers to swap electric hot water systems for solar-powered systems.
A team of scientists from an Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change believe New York could be affected by rising sea levels.
New York City based architecture firm Kiss + Cathcart's has officially opened The Lee, a LEED Silver supportive housing tower in the Lower East Side. The opening of the building,…
A leafy forest has taken root in the concrete jungle!
Botanical skincare company Aesop is opening three New York City boutiques this summer.
The NYC City Council approved three new green building codes, all of which call for more energy-efficient roofs.
Andrew Burdick designed Smart Grid Athletic Lights, powered by the wind and sun, as a cost-effective solution for lighting recreation fields in New York City.
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