• Volunteer Opportunity: Bookkeeper

    Current volunteer opportunity exists to assist the Sierra Club’s NYC Group as a Bookkeeper. Responsibilities: Create monthly statements and an annual report. Quickbooks knowledge helpful. The NYC Group annual report is part of the national reporting system. Other volunteers will help you get acquainted with it. Can be conducted remotely, with help via phone. If […]

  • New Study: EPA’s ‘Safe’ Levels of this Chemical in Your Food Aren’t So Safe After All

    Last summer, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) announced that our testing of Ben & Jerry’s popular ice cream flavors for glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller) turned up positive results in 10 of 11 samples we tested. Our critics fired back that the glyphosate levels we found were “well below” the levels that […]

  • National Recycling Coalition on China’s Recycled Material Embargo

    National Recycling Coalition Press Release Issued May 15: Recycled materials and trash should look very different from each other, but for years they have been converging in the U.S. China has not been the creator of today’s crisis in the industry – U.S. mills have been complaining for years – but China’s recent embargo of […]

  • Another Voice: Wind turbines offer economic and environmental opportunity

    Article by Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter Energy Committee Chair Bob Ciesielski; reposted from Buffalo News: http://buffalonews.com/2018/04/25/another-voice-wind-turbines-offer-economic-and-environmental-opportunity/ In 2016, New York’s Clean Energy Standard committed to supplying 50 percent of our electricity from renewable energy. The plan to scale up further on renewable energy will help reduce dangerous pollutants, lessen climate change and protect our public health. […]