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New York City Green Initiatives

Maintaining the Momentum Behind New York City's Sustainability Initiatives

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

As New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's third term draws to an end this year, it is imperative that whoever succeeds him as Mayor commits to maintaining the momentum behind New York City's sustainability initiatives.

Take a Bite Out of a Greener Apple

Pamela French | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pamela French

If we focused on greening our city schools, and educating the kids both in their daily school practices and down the line in their curriculum, it would become second nature to them.

NYC Climate Summit Puts the Focus on Food

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerry Trueman

We could find true prosperity, improve our health, and fight global warming all at once. How? By transforming the way we produce, distribute, consume and dispose of our food.

The Big 'Green Apple': First New York City Food Charter with 10 Principles for a Sustainable Food System

Alexa Van de Walle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alexa Van de Walle

New York City has made national news with its sweeping sustainability strategy, PlaNYC; however, despite its ambition, PlaNYC does not address our broken food system, which has fueled the obesity epidemic.