• Sustainability

    Initiatives to Reduce Plastic Pollution

    Lisa DiCaprio Conservation Chair, NYC Group While consumers worship at the altar of convenience created by single-use plastics, seabirds, turtles, fish, and marine mammals, such as dolphins and whales, are dying from plastic debris in various macabre ways: strangulation, entanglement, suffocation from encasement in plastic, and starvation as plastic fills

  • Parks & Green Spaces

    The Sierra Club New York City Group strongly objects to the Parks Without Borders redesign for the northwest corner of Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park. The plan includes cutting down 40 mature shade trees at the northwest corner of the park by Myrtle Avenue and St Edwards Street and the 11

  • Sustainable Foods

    Food Waste

    New Food Waste Bills on the Menu in NYC: “Bonnie Webber, Vice Chair of the New York City Group of the Sierra Club, said the city needs to put more resources into educating the public about food waste. ‘Studies have shown that a better use of the city’s time and

  • Farm Bill

    We will continue to post updates on the Farm Bill, which is currently being drafted. To learn more, check out the following: Learn more about Farm Bill basics by listening to the NSAC/SSAWG webinars on the Farm Bill available here. Familiarize yourselves with NSAC by visiting their website Learn about

  • Westchester Airport Expansion

    Westchester County Airport

    NO to LaGuardia North STOP Westchester County Airport Expansion & Privatization Citizens must take action now to prevent expansion & privatization that will lead to environmental harm and the loss of accountability at the airport. Not only is the Westchester County Board of Legislators considering bids to privatize Westchester County

  • Fracking


    Please click the following link to download:  Renewable Energy Brochure2016

  • Lower Hudson River

    Hudson River Estuary

    The NYC Sierra Club works to protect the lower Hudson River and its waterfront. Our three major goals are: protecting the Hudson River as an extremely important aquatic habitat; stopping inappropriate development on the shoreline and in the River itself; and creating true parkland for public access to the water. We

  • Sustainability

    Community Gardens

    The Sierra Club NYC works to preserve open spaces in the city and ensure access to them for community gardeners. The Sierra club is committed to advancing social and environmental justice. We want to help build strong neighborhoods through cooperative programs linking youth, educational, and cultural institutions to community gardens.