Tag: sustainability

Check out these easy ideas that will help you become a iittle bit more sustainable and kinder to our dear friend Earth.

Eight Ways to Be a More Sustainable Citizen

From the desk of a CPS Blogger Whether you’ve gone partially vegan or have begun to sip from gentle, paper straws, so many of us are trying to minimize our stomping prints on the planet. Here are some easy ideas ...

Changing your fashion habits could have more of an impact than changing your eating or travel habits.

How Your Fashion Choices Can Help Save the World

By Audrey Throne There has been much talk about our impact on the planet and how our choices affect our environment. With a steadily growing populace, a growing percentage of whom are better off and with a disposable income, the ...

The Green Girls after-school program empowers East New York girls with STEM education to become environmental advocates for their community

Green Girl Power Is on the Rise in East New York

A CityParks Foundation(CPF) after-school program is empowering East New York girls to raise their voices as environmental advocates for their local community. Green Girls provides female students, ages 10 to 13, at the Science and Medicine Middle School with free, ...

During 'Earth Rocks!' week, Brooklyn kids can explore what a responsible relationship with the planet's ecosystems means

Celebrate Mother Earth Like the Rockstar She Is!

This spring break, Brooklyn Children's Museum is hosting Earth Rocks!, a celebration of Earth’s rockstar status, to help kids discover how they can become responsible stewards of our planet.  From Friday, April 19, through Sunday, April 28, Brooklyn families can ...

This Bushwick Compost Service is Powered by Bikes and Youth

It sounds like a conservationist's daydream: a service that turns food waste from local residents and local businesses into garden compost; then delivers that compost to Brooklynites via bicycles; all while providing young people in the community jobs. But it ...