Tag: NYC

Green Collar Job Career Fair at Flatbush YMCA

On Friday, April 3, State Senator Kevin Parker is hosting the 2nd Annual Green Collar Job Fair at the YMCA in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

NYC Green Schools Committee meeting October 21st

Here is some good news for anyone who cares about environmental education and practices in NYC public schools, from Coquille Houshour and Micki Josi of Educating Tomorrow:

Wanted: Tree Pit Gardeners!

Coming soon: fall bulb planting in our neighborhood tree pits, first two weekends in November! (more…)

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day is an event in which organizations from around the globe take over parking spots and transform them into mini-parks, open to all, to serve as a reminder of how public space could be better allocated to accommodate people instead of cars. Our spot […]

Photo Gallery: Environmental Fair at Flatbush Frolic

Sunday, September 14th, Sustainable Flatbush organized the first ever Environmental Fair at the 31st Annual Flatbush Frolic Street Fair. We partnered with organizations that represent our four main initiatives and brought them in to speak about their work and reach out to our community: Energy […]

East New York Farmers Market celebrates 10 years!

East New York Farms! is a community-based program that brings together neighborhood gardeners, local entrepreneurs, youth leaders, and regional farmers to create a vibrant public market in East New York, Brooklyn. (more…)

FreeMeet this Saturday!

FreeMeets are a great way to keep quality usable items out of the waste stream. Bring good stuff you no longer need, take something home that someone else no longer needed.

Rally on Monday with Prospect Park Youth Advocates

On Monday, September 15th, the Prospect Park Youth Advocates invite you & your familes and friends to a youth-friendly rally in support of a car-free Prospect Park.

WTC Memorial powered by biodiesel

Tribute in Light — the memorial to the Twin Towers in remembrance of the September 11th attacks — is being powered by used cooking oil converted to fuel, provided by Brooklyn’s Tri-State Biodiesel. (more…)

Flatbush Bike Ride to Summer Streets!

Okay, now I can speak from first-hand experience: Summer Streets, New York City’s experiment with creating a car-free haven for pedestrians and cyclists, is truly fantastic!