November 16, 2017

{Green Careers} Webinar: Sustainability Careers & Job Search Strategies in a Changing World

GreenHomeNYC is pleased to present a new webinar by Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College.   Dr. Goodstein will provide participants with a tailored, concrete job search strategy; outline different mission-driven career directions in sustainable business, non-profits and government; evaluate the impact of President Trump on sustainability jobs; discuss grad. Read more…

November 15, 2017

NYC’s 80 x 50 Goal: Is it Realistic? How Do We Get There?

By: Tom Sahagian   As you probably know, “80×50” means reducing greenhouse gases produced in New York City 80 percent by the year 2050. As a practical matter this almost certainly means we must reduce the combustion of fossil fuels by 80 percent — either by increasing energy efficiency or by increasing the amount of. Read more…

November 7, 2017

November Forum: Innovations in Transportation: Mobility in Smart Cities

  Join GreenHomeNYC for “Innovations in Transportation: Mobility in Smart Cities” at the fabulous new Hafele Showroom to learn about the ways cities are adapting to the latest innovations in technology coupled with the greater demands on infrastructure due to increased density and aging assets. The forum will target innovative solutions that are being championed to get. Read more…


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November 2, 2017

GreenHomeNYC November Tour – Building towards Resilience

As the region observes the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, GreenHomeNYC’s November tour will explore the topic of building resilience. The tour will feature two buildings on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, 334 East 8th Street and 327 East 8th Street, both of which were severely damaged by the storm. The tour will be led by Henry. Read more…


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Growing Trend: Sustainable Science in New York City Schools

by Megan Nordgrén   While the federal government currently eschews all mention of climate change, more and more New York City schools are embracing sustainability education. One such opportunity for a solid STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program is turning students into urban farmers, as they learn the mandated science standards.   The Greenhouse. Read more…

October 2, 2017

October Forum: Women of Green: Pecha Kucha Night

Join GreenHomeNYC and the Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy program for the “Women in Green” October Forum!   Several established experts in the “green” universe will take the stage to talk about the myriad paths that lead them to where they are now in the sustainable field.  The only catch is, the. Read more…

September 28, 2017

{Green Careers} October 2017 Sustainable Career Tracks: Action Groups

This month’s {Green Careers} Sustainable Careers event is all about Environmental Action Groups. Our speakers from various organizations will highlight opportunities that are available in several environmental action organizations.   What makes working at these organizations different from other non-profits or for-profit organizations? How did this panel of esteemed speakers get to their respective organizations?. Read more…


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September 11, 2017

September Green Building Tour: Sims Recycling Plant

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO TOUR:   THE SIMS MUNICIPAL RECYCLING PLANT    Join GreenHomeNYC for an afternoon tour of the Sims Recycling Plant. Not only does the plant processes nearly 20,000 tons of waste per month, but does so in a state-of-the-art facility made of almost nothing but recycled steel. The plant is housed atop an 11-acre peer on. Read more…


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August 31, 2017

Recycling the Unrecyclable

by Lisa Bonanate   One of the challenges facing recycling efforts is that only certain waste can be recycled while the rest is thrown away, generating massive amounts of garbage in landfills. Figuring out what can be recycled and where to dispose of it may cause well-intentioned consumers and businesses to throw their hands up. Read more…

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August 24, 2017

September Forum – Spotlight on Hudson Yards

GreenHomeNYC, AEE-NY and ASHRAE New York are co-hosting a special September Forum focusing on one of the largest and potentially greenest construction projects in New York City in recent years — Hudson Yards.   Developed by Related Management, this multi-building complex on Manhattan’s far West Side is not yet complete but is already providing valuable feedback about its many green. Read more…


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