Tag: reuse

July 28, 2014

Sustainable Businesses Tour Recap – June’14

GreenHomeNYC’s Summer Sustainable Businesses  Tour included a visit of three  environmentally-responsible venues in Brooklyn:   Our first stop was Build It Green!NYC  (BIG) – New York City’s non-profit retail outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials and other household items, including refrigerators, doors,  appliances, and even books! The tour of BIG NYC was lead by Harvey Jaswal, who provided a. Read more…

September 16, 2010

Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

One of the first steps to green construction and a greener lifestyle is finding ways to lower consumption through reusing materials, recycling goods, and reducing needs.   Not only does it help provide a source for new creations but it diverts resources from the landfill.  At The NEW New  York, we have a number of vendors. Read more…