I was sad when my favorite eco-friendly store 3R Living closed in Park Slope due to the recent economic downturn (downturn? it feels more like a relentless chokehold…but I digress).
The Owners, husband and wife team Samantha Delman-Caserta and Mark Caserta and Samantha’s sister Tracy Ferdinand set up a lovely little shop in Montclair, NJ.
I guess [...]
I received this lovely letter today made from an envelope recycled from a magazine page.
It was sent from a parent-friend I met at the Parents for Climate Protection event last Sunday.
We did an experiment to see if it would actually get delivered and it didn’t seem to have any problems along the way. The letter [...]
Energy Efficiency and Affordability Where We Live!
All I can talk about lately is that 95% (or so) of buildings that will be standing in NYC in 2030 are already built!
That and the fact that 86% of NYC’s energy use comes from those buildings.
What this tells me that reducing energy consumption in our existing buildings needs to be [...]
Join Parents for Climate Protection and Beth Elohim Environmental Committee for our 4th Annual Family Gathering (free and open to the public) in support of climate protection. We have planned exciting activities for children, teens and grown-ups.
For young children: Tiffany Threadgould of RePlayGround will show kids how to turn scrap materials into fun and [...]
Check out the latest version of Green Queen! Click here for a .pdf format.
October 14th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
One Jackson Square 122 Greenwich Avenue, NYC
$10 at the door to cover costs.
Thanks to our sponsor, Susan Singer, SVP, The Corcoran Group, NYC’s first Eco-Broker. www.susansingerspaces.com.
Green Queen – Chapter 10
This is a follow up post about the Green Team program at the Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women,
It was incredible working with these 11 spirited girls. Their presentation showing what they learned about ecology and green building was lively and informative.
Look what they did in just 5 weeks (and this [...]
A stoop sale gives you a Quadruple Whammy:
You get rid of junk.
You can find a new home for the things you no longer have a use for.
You can schmooze with the neighbors (bonus points if you augment your stoop sale with a bake sale).
Make a few bucks!
You can increase your audience by teaming up with [...]
School’s out for the summer but for 11 girls at the Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women, it’s time to get their Green on!
This spring Ellen worked with 2 of the UA’s excellent teachers Noam Pillischer, a math teacher and Kelly O’Conner, an English teacher, Mara Lewin-Tankel, the UA’s Development Director and Micah [...]