March 15, 2015

{Green Careers} April 2015 Meeting – Elevator Pitch

At the April GreenHomeNYC Green Careers meeting, we will be developing and practicing our own Elevator Pitches.   RSVP HERE!   You have about thirty seconds to convince a potential employer or client to listen to your whole story. Whether you’re a job seeker or an entrepreneur seeking new business, you need to quickly define who you. Read more…


Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

March 9, 2015

March Tour: Aquaponics Farm

GreenHomeNYC Invites you to EXPLORE an AQUAPONICS FARM IN THE HEART OF BROOKLYN Join us on Saturday, March 28th for a tour of Oko Farms – an aquaculture and education company in Brooklyn! Through the process of aquaponics, Oko Farms raises freshwater fish along with a variety of vegetables and fruits to provide a model. Read more…

February 23, 2015

March Forum: Sustainable Apparel 101

It takes over 700 gallons of water to manufacture one cotton t-shirt and one-third of a pound of pesticides to grow the cotton used for its production. The manufacturing process for a pair of jeans uses approximately 400 mega joules of energy and emits as much carbon dioxide as driving 78 miles. And that is. Read more…

February 22, 2015

Monthly Forums February 2015 Recap – Sustainable Transportation

By Ellen Abramowitz   New York City is a city that is always moving. In February, generously hosted at the GE Monogram Design Center, GreenHomeNYC heard from three speakers about how to make New York City move cleaner, faster, and more efficiently.


Posted by Gregory Thomas in Blog, Monthly Forum

{Green Careers} February 2015 Recap – Sustainable Career Tracks

While each of the four speakers at February’s “Sustainable Career Tracks” meet-up brought a different set of professional experiences and life stories to the program, four main themes for a successful green career emerged: passion, hands-on engagement, communication skills, and networking.   Kevin Brennan, Training Specialist at the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) kicked off. Read more…

February 3, 2015

February Forum: Sustainable Transportation

A sustainable transportation system is one that is accessible, safe, environmentally-friendly, affordable, and can meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs. For our February forum, we want to more closely examine initiatives, policy and efforts in and around New York City that relate to. Read more…


Posted by Gregory Thomas in Blog, Monthly Forum

February 2, 2015

{Green Careers} February 2015 meeting – Sustainable Career Tracks

  Come hear speakers from different sectors of the sustainability and energy efficiency field discuss their professions and how they got to where they are today. The GHNYC Green Careers – Sustainable Career Tracks meetings are a great way to gain industry insight and professional development advice.   Date:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Time:  6:30pm –. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

January 11, 2015

January Forum: Green Catwalk

Forums are back for 2015!  As is our tradition, our January forum is the fast-paced and informative Green Catwalk which gives our attendees the opportunity to see what sustainable innovations they may have missed in 2014 and what could be the next big thing in 2015.  It’s our big kick-off to the year and you. Read more…


Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

January 5, 2015

{Green Careers} January 2015 meeting – Resume Workshop

  Dust off your resumes because the GHNYC Green Careers group is hosting another Speed Up-Dating Your Resume Workshop!     RSVP HERE! The workshop is formatted similar to speed dating in that, as an attendee, you will be paired with a critic who will review and critique your resume. After a set amount of time,. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

December 15, 2014

November Monthly Forum Recap: Environmental Policy: NYC’s Next steps

By: Brigitta Berze   The topic of the evening for the GreenHomeNYC’s November forum, hosted by Trespa Design Centre in downtown Manhattan, were the NYC policies and actions created under the new political figures in regards to Environmental Policies in NY. The night included three speakers: Clare Donohue, founder of the grassroots group Sane Energy. Read more…


Posted by Theresa Heller in Blog, Monthly Forum