• Take Action: NY Cleaning Product Ingredient Disclosure

    Do certain cleaning products make you wheeze? Maybe others irritate your skin or eyes. Do you know which ingredients might cause these problems or contribute to greater health concerns? Do you want to know which products are truly safe to use around your children? It’s hard to believe that in 2017, Americans still don’t know […]

  • Press Release: NYC to Become First US City to Require Building Energy Grades

    This week, the New York City Council approved Intro. 1632A, a bill requiring large buildings to post their energy efficiency scores, and associated grades, near their public entrances. “As the federal government shirks its stewardship of our environment, it is up to cities to step in — and with our energy grade legislation, New York […]

  • News from NY DEC

    Things We Like: An interesting blog post from Florida Light & Power provides an easy-to-follow breakdown of how holiday lights affect your energy cost. Using LED lights in your holiday display makes it safer, sturdier, longer-lasting and easier to install – not to mention, it will use 80-90% less energy than traditional incandescents, saving money […]

  • Study: France Leads World in Ending Food Waste

    This year, France once again topped the Food Sustainability Index, which annually compares 34 nations on measures including healthy eating habits, food waste policies, and food sustainability. “Sustainable food systems are vital in achieving the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals,” said Martin Koehring, managing editor at The Economist Intelligence Unit, which helped carry out the […]