Earth Day NYC Takes on Food Challenge

By geneva

Across the country environmental groups, municipalities, and citizens are coming together in a variety of ways to celebrate Earth Day. New York City is raising awareness by holding EarthFair 2009 this weekend at Grand Central Station. In addition to initiatives that aim to reduce carbon emissions, help endangered animals, and plant more trees, attention is [...]

Budget Cuts Come to NYC Compost Project

By geneva

The average New York City household discards two pounds of organic waste a day. Until recently the NYC Compost Project collected and composted leaves, gave indoor compost bins to interested New Yorkers, and offered extensive workshops on how to compost in the city. The city recently stopped composting all leaves due to budget cuts. Gathered [...]