September 12, 2019

Talking Trash

Forums Recap: Recycling Today, How It Works and What You Can Do To Improve It   By Pamela Berns   If you’re a New Yorker who actively recycles, you probably know that when it comes to recycling in New York City, tissues count as garbage, not paper, ice cream containers can’t be recycled, and film. Read more…

September 10, 2019

Monthly Forum: Diversity in Green PechaKucha

On Wednesday, September 18th, GreenHomeNYC will hold it’s monthly forum on Diversity in Green. This is a special “PechaKucha” style forum in which all presentations will be 20 slides at 20 seconds each to tell a story about that speaker.   At this month’s forum we will look at and hear from the people working. Read more…


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July 31, 2019

Monthly Forum: Recycling Today: How It works and What You Can Do To Improve It

The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) picks up over 10,000 tons of garbage and recycling each day!  There’s a lot of things that you throw out each day that can be recycled– about 77% of your waste – that you are not aware of.  On top of that, some of the recycling in New York. Read more…


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July 25, 2019

Monthly Forum Recap: Water Energy Nexus

June Forum Recap: Water Energy Nexus: Opportunities in our Water and Wastewaster Infrastructure By Evan Mason, LEED GA   On June 19, 2019, GreenHomeNYC hosted a forum on the Water/Energy Nexus. We are used to thinking about energy and water conservation, but we often overlook the fact that conveying water to us uses electricity. Our. Read more…

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June 28, 2019

July Forum: Transporting the City Sustainably

    NYC is often regarded as one of the best American cities for public transportation due to its extensive and complex network of subways, buses, and ferries that move over 5 million people per day. But there is an enormous need to increase the safety, energy efficiency, and resiliency of this system. In order. Read more…


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June 18, 2019

Monthly Forum: Water Energy Nexus

  Most people wonder how much energy it takes to heat up water. However, people rarely consider how much water it takes to produce energy or to produce our food and other manufactured goods. These are questions this forum will attempt to answer in order to help participants understand their true water and energy usage.. Read more…

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June 17, 2019

Monthly Forum April Recap: Policy Action on Climate Change

by Theresa Baker & Jessica Bartolini   On April 17th, GreenHomeNYC presented its Annual Patty Noonan Memorial Policy Forum at the Hafele Showroom. This year’s focus for the Forum was Policy Action on Climate Change, which also centered around the Green New Deal legislation recently introduced by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The three presenters shared personal. Read more…


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May 9, 2019

Monthly Forum: Building a Resilient Future

  Enormous problems of the future are making their way into the present-day at an accelerating rate. From aging infrastructure failures to climate-related catastrophes, from significant human population shifts to energy supply interruptions and more, we collectively face the daunting task of keeping up with the myriad changes happening all around us.   Adaptability will. Read more…

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April 9, 2019

Monthly Forum: Policy Action on Climate Change {Patty Noonan Memorial Policy Forum}

  Many people now accept the concept of climate change as a reality and recognize that it is being accelerated by man-made activities. With each passing day, the time to make actionable change to reverse these trends is running out. The Green New Deal, a major policy initiative championed by Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is. Read more…


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January 30, 2019

Monthly Forum Recap: Green Catwalk 2019

By Jenny Dranetz, Photos by Dan Yafet GreenHomeNYC kicked off 2019 with our classic Green Catwalk forum, highlighting new technologies, innovations and processes to address and combat climate change in the coming year and beyond. This year’s Catwalk featured six speakers from a host of industries, including solar, communications, and permaculture. Presenting first was Colin. Read more…

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