GreenHomeNYC May Monthly Forum: Sustainability Leaders of NYC

GreenHomeNYC May Monthly Forum: Sustainability Leaders of NYC

GreenHomeNYC and NYC ACRE present a panel of sustainability leaders to talk about the top three issues on their minds right now. The presentation will be Pecha Kucha format, where each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds – giving six

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Governing Magazine Presents: Summit on Sustainability

Governing Magazine Presents: Summit on Sustainability

Hosted in cooperation with the City of New York and the City University of New York, the Summit is a national event designed to tackle the pressing issue of creating smart, sustainable, livable communities. Beyond “thinking green,” the Summit will address

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EcoBizNYC to Award 6 Lower East Side Businesses with Sustainability Grants

EcoBizNYC to Award 6 Lower East Side Businesses with Sustainability Grants

EcoBizNYC has just announced that six local Lower East Side businesses will be receiving sustainability grants to help continue their green initiatives.

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New Brooklyn EMS Station Combines Response Efficiency with Environmental Sustainability

New Brooklyn EMS Station Combines Response Efficiency with Environmental Sustainability

Michielli + Wyetzner Architects has combined elegant contemporary design with emergency response practicality in the design of a new EMS station in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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Etsy’s new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

Etsy’s new Brooklyn headquarters is a green oasis filled with vertical gardens and sustainable features

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Via Huffington Post

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Heat-related deaths in NYC could increase by 500-percent by 2080 says new study

Heat-related deaths in NYC could increase by 500-percent by 2080 says new study

A new study warns that the growing environmental trend of summer heat waves could lead to a 500-percent increase in heat-related deaths in New York City by 2080. The study evaluates a range of potential outcomes of the soaring temps in relationship to a

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VIDEO: World’s tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

VIDEO: World’s tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech will offer a first look inside its residential building, the first residential Passive House high rise and the tallest Passive House in the world. Passive House is the strict international building standard that drastically reduces energy a

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New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

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EŌS, The Durst Organization’s 47-story luxury mixed-use tower, which begins residential leasing this month.

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Design in the Age of Efficiency Panel Discussion

Design in the Age of Efficiency Panel Discussion

With recent legislation, new construction and major renovations of New York City-owned buildings now have to meet some of the highest efficiency standards in the nation. Local Laws 31 and 32 of 2016 amend the city’s current sustainability requirements

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Escobedo Soliz Studio’s colorful woven rope “sky” blankets MoMA PS1 (PHOTOS)

Escobedo Soliz Studio’s colorful woven rope “sky” blankets MoMA PS1 (PHOTOS)

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State Senate attempts roadblock to derail NYC’s plastic bag fee

State Senate attempts roadblock to derail NYC’s plastic bag fee

Despite the efforts of NYC leaders to push the city in a greener direction, the state Senate has other ideas. Sen. Simcha Felder, a Democrat from Brooklyn who caucuses with Republicans, introduced a new bill that would essentially reverse NYC’s bag de

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Staten Island’s active art scene to benefit from new community initiative

Staten Island’s active art scene to benefit from new community initiative

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+ Future Culture: Connecting Staten Island’s Waterfront

Future Culture: Connecting Staten Island’s Waterfront, design trust, staten island

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New Dock 72 technology hub breaks ground at Brooklyn Navy Yard

New Dock 72 technology hub breaks ground at Brooklyn Navy Yard

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“We are, quite literally, doubling down on good jobs at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The 4,000 living wage jobs at Dock 72 are a key part of that commitment. This project is going to help bring ideas, innovators and start-ups to the yard,

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Free feast in Union Square tomorrow to feed 5,000 with food that would otherwise go to waste

Free feast in Union Square tomorrow to feed 5,000 with food that would otherwise go to waste

+ GRACE Communications Foundation

Images via U.S. Department of Agriculture on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons

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NYC adopts controversial 5-cent plastic bag fee to support city’s zero waste goal

NYC adopts controversial 5-cent plastic bag fee to support city’s zero waste goal

Just a few days after gaining Mayor Bill de Blasio’s support, a five-cent fee on single-use plastic bags has been approved by the NYC City Council. The law will require business owners to charge a fee for each plastic bag customers use, in an attempt

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Mayor announces new energy efficiency initiatives to further reduce NYC greenhouse gas emissions

Mayor announces new energy efficiency initiatives to further reduce NYC greenhouse gas emissions

Related: Mayor de Blasio announces that NYC solar power usage has tripled since 2014

“Cities that lead on climate, lead on buildings,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “We’ve set bold goals as we take on climate change and a clear path to meet

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Mayor de Blasio announces that NYC solar power usage has tripled since 2014

Mayor de Blasio announces that NYC solar power usage has tripled since 2014

Talk about sunny news! Mayor de Blasio has announced that solar power in NYC has tripled since early 2014. Specifically, over the last two years, the solar capacity installed in NYC has tripled combining both private and public installations, the city’s

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NYC launches Raised Shorelines project to protect low-lying neighborhoods from flooding

NYC launches Raised Shorelines project to protect low-lying neighborhoods from flooding

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week that new progress is being made toward protecting vulnerable communities from the effects of climate change. As part of the city’s OneNYC plan for increased sustainability, the city is now accepting proposals a

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IIDA NY 8th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction

IIDA NY 8th Annual Sustainable Quilt Auction

What becomes of discarded fabrics and other materials from showrooms, product libraries and industry sample books? IIDA NY found a solution to keep our landfills clear of these materials of course, for a great cause. Come and celebrate sustainability, a

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{Green Careers} Diversity in Green

{Green Careers} Diversity in Green

Today’s workforce is becoming increasingly diverse — but although great strides have been made in the past few years, there are still many barriers and additional hurdles that traditionally underrepresented populations may face when searching for This

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Giant cheeseburger-shaped museum proposed as a way to revitalize the New York State Pavilion

Giant cheeseburger-shaped museum proposed as a way to revitalize the New York State Pavilion

After the competition for the redesign of the New York State Pavilion was recently announced, numerous entries have been submitted. As one could expect, forward-thinking innovators came forth with ideas varying from arts and community space, to a space

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Avant Garden serves up delectable vegan delicacies in a twinkly LES retreat lined with salvaged wood accents

Avant Garden serves up delectable vegan delicacies in a twinkly LES retreat lined with salvaged wood accents

While it may not seem a revolutionary act to simply enjoy a meal in a restaurant, the elimination of animal flesh and animal byproducts in one’s diet not only eases or eliminates an animal’s suffering, it’s also the most effective way an average person

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VIDEO: Karim Rashid and Richard Smiedt unveil new ‘bump’ all-in-one device-charging solution

VIDEO: Karim Rashid and Richard Smiedt unveil new ‘bump’ all-in-one device-charging solution

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Submit your idea to redesign the iconic New York State Pavilion in Queens

Submit your idea to redesign the iconic New York State Pavilion in Queens

The challenge is deceptively simple: how do you take something old and make it new again? The New York State Pavilion has been closed and off limits to the public for years, although it is now part of Flushing Meadows Corona Park, except for a special a

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VIA 57WEST: BIG’s distorted pyramid building is nearly complete

VIA 57WEST: BIG’s distorted pyramid building is nearly complete

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