January 7, 2021

Monthly Forum – Green Catwalk 2021: The Circular Economy in Quick Soundbites

It’s been a GreenHomeNYC tradition to kick off our year of programming with our Green Catwalk, a dynamic event in which our speakers showcase exciting developments in our sustainable world through a series of rapid-fire presentations.   This year’s presenters will share programs and projects that are redefining waste as a resource, moving us towards. Read more…

September 30, 2020

Monthly Forum – Circular Economy

The circular economy has been a buzz word in recent years, with reference to it from the United Nations to the World Economic Forum. But what does transitioning from a linear take-make-waste economy to a circular one really entail? And what are the tools and missing links that can enable this transition to happen? Join. Read more…

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September 10, 2020

Monthly Forum: Material Impacts on Indoor Air Quality and the Environment

We spend 90% of our lives indoors, as reported by a 2001 EPA-funded study. Flash forward to 2020, it’s safe to say that we have been indoors even more lately. But what you may not know is that your interior finishes and furniture may contribute to toxic indoor air quality in your home or office.. Read more…

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August 3, 2020

Monthly Forum: Community Solar, Energy Storage, and Beyond

  In New York, solar energy still accounts for less than 2% of the state’s electricity generation. With the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act setting up the state to aim for highly ambitious clean energy targets in the coming years, there is a lot of work to be done in renewables generally, and solar. Read more…

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July 14, 2020

Monthly Forum: Urban Heat Island and COVID-19 – A Perfect Storm?

Summer in the City: Urban Heat Island, Environmental Justice and Covid 19– a Perfect Storm?   Temperatures this summer are rising to uncomfortable levels.  But what policies are in place to assist people who are confined to small, crowded apartments, with inadequate ventilation and no air conditioning —or unaffordable air conditioning—in the case of a. Read more…

May 28, 2020

Monthly Forum: Sustainability in the 2020 Election Cycle (Virtual Edition)

    In these tumultuous times, State and Local governments matter more than ever, and your vote is critical for overcoming the challenges of climate change and environmental injustice.   Which candidates have strong pro-environment voting records? What policies will address the pressing needs of our most affected communities?   This special GreenHomeNYC Forum will help. Read more…

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May 9, 2020

Monthly Forum: Virtual Edition – Quantifying Climate Change

Quantifying the effects of climate change can be a daunting task to even the brightest scientific minds! To help demystify this complex topic, GreenHomeNYC is bringing leading climate change experts together to discuss their most recent efforts around quantifying our changing environment, and what it means for New York City.     Date: Wednesday, May. Read more…

January 25, 2020

Monthly Forum: Sustainable Food Trends

  What’s new in food? How can we create a more sustainable food ecosystem that addresses the environmental, social, and financial realities of the impact of food on our environment? Come join GreenHomeNYC on Wednesday, February 19th, for the February forum, Sustainable Food Trends, where we’ll be exploring trends and innovations that are curbing food. Read more…

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December 26, 2019

Monthly Forum: Green Catwalk 2020

GreenHomeNYC Forums Planning Committee wishes you a Happy New Year!   Our first GreenhomeNYC forum for 2020 will be our annual Green Catwalk. There is a diverse lineup of speakers from various industries that will discuss new trends, technologies, innovations, and projects in the environmental sustainability sphere. Our speakers’ professions range from research coordinators, architects,. Read more…

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October 31, 2019

Monthly Forum: Sustainable Fashion Panel

  GreenHomeNYC and the NYC Fair Trade Coalition bring you a curated panel discussion on sustainable fashion. While the fashion industry and its practices have been shifting more into public awareness, the challenges to better the industry are great. Through the lens of design, community organizing, and science, our panelists will touch on their own work,. Read more…

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