• Poor People’s Campaign in Albany: Photos

    A few photos taken by Sierra Club NYC ExCom member Catherine Skopic from June’s Poor People’s Campaign in Albany, which focused on ecological devastation, climate change, and the right to health care:  

  • Celebrate Earth NYC 2018: Photos

    In honor of Earth Day 2018, Sierra Club NYC helped sponsor Celebrate Earth NYC 2018, an event intended to promote grassroots environmental activism, along with organizations including Food and Water Watch, Shut Down Indian Point, United for Action, 350NYC, Veterans For Peace, NYC Chap. Local 034, and Peace Action of NYS. Speakers and performers included Catherine […]

  • Seattle Bans Plastic Utensils and Straws

    Reposted from CNN: A ban went into effect recently in Seattle outlawing plastic straws and utensils at “all food service businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, delis, coffee shops, food trucks, and institutional cafeterias.” Violators will be subject to a $250 fine. Businesses can opt for straws and utensils made from more environmentally friendly materials such as paper, […]

  • Volunteer to Lobby Elected Officials for SC’s Atlantic Chapter

    The strength of the Sierra Club is our grassroots power and the thousands of members willing to act on behalf of New York’s environment. While Albany is the focus of attention during the legislative session, we can have an important influence over lawmakers when they are back in their home districts, making lobbying important both […]