August 3, 2011

Bring Poop to the Block Party — Donate on ioby!

This October 1, GreenHomeNYC is bringing The NEW New York Green Block Party to Williamsburg. Last year in Gowanus we had many great local community groups join us. This year we hope to bring even more but we need some help to do so. Some of the organizations we are excited about bringing can’t afford. Read more…

July 13, 2011

re-think: sustainable furniture design competition

GreenHomeNYC is searching for environmentally conscious design students to create sustainable furniture for the garden lounge space at this fall’s The NEW New York Green Block Party. Ten selected finalists will have access to free, reclaimed materials donated by Film Biz Recycling and Build It Green, a jury of recognized architects and designers to offer. Read more…

June 5, 2011

Green Block Party – Calling all vendors

Test Drive Your Green City! GreenHomeNYC is calling for new and returning vendors to join the second annual The New New York Block Party, this year in Williamburg. We expect over 3,000 visitors, 70 vendors and dozens of coordinated activities such as nearby green building tours and a student design competition. In addition to participating. Read more…

March 5, 2011

Save the Date! The New New York 2011 is coming

Mark your calenders for Saturday, October 1st 2011. GreenHomeNYC will be hosting its second annual green street fair event bringing to the street new ideas of a better, brighter and greener future. Last year’s launch in the Gowanus was exciting and incredibly successful and we could not have done it without your participation!  We had over. Read more…

October 8, 2010

Our Green Block Party on CNN

The NEW New York: GreenHomeNYC’s DIY Green Block Party is covered by CNN in this article and photo montage. Last Saturday over 1,500 people came to the first annual event. The stellar weather contributed to the day’s success but it was really the 55 incredible vendors, the dozen+ tours/lectures/activities throughout the day, our GreenHomeNYC volunteers, and. Read more…

October 1, 2010

Recycle old rags, clothes, and cloth.

Bring your clothes! Recycle them at the Block Party! Can you believe that millions of pounds each year get tossed out of our closets?  About 6% of our waste stream. Wearable Collections provides a no cost, turn-key solution to recycling clothing within residential buildings in NYC. We handle all the logistics from placement of bins. Read more…

Float down the Gowanus Canal

Take a Canoe Trip on the Gowanus, get a glimpse of the waterway from the waters edge. Tours are free at 9.30am and 11am – meet at 2nd Street and the Gowanus, 1 block over from the Block Party, where David Krieger will lead you along the waterway.  You will see close up history, culture,. Read more…

Sunny and Beautiful!!!!

ENJOY the day at the NEW New York tomorrow!!! The day has arrived, and believe it or not, the weather is going to be perfect!  A respite from the rain.  Come out and enjoy the first days of the fall season. Stop by 10am to 6pm, and check out all the great demos, events, and. Read more…

September 30, 2010

RIDE YOUR BIKE! Valet Parking with RAB

Recycle-A-Bicycle will be providing valet parking, at The NEW New York, on Third Street close to the corner of Hoyt.  Lower your carbon footprint, be kind to the neighbors, get a little exercise.

Future Green, Green Roofing Demo

Join David Seiter of Future Green Studio, 2pm for a Green Roofing Demonstration and Presentation as he walks you through his green roofing lot.  See for yourself local and adapted vegetation suited for the harsh conditions of rooftop living, and learn the basics of what is need to install your own green roof. Meet at. Read more…