Sustainable Events, Opportunities, and Readings
Have a blast at the Governor’s Island Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 27! You can volunteer with Earth Matter to make this a Zero Waste event!
Check out the 2018 Socrates Sculpture Park calendar to find awesome upcoming events, including Queens Green Day on Saturday, June 2!
Sign up for the 4th Annual Queens Bike Tour on Sunday, June 3rd. Explore compost sites, gardens and the bike paths that connect them in Eastern Queens.
Black Urban Growers is offering a paid Community Garden Internship. Find out more info and meet the instructors on Tuesday, June 5.
On Saturday, June 9, LES Ecology Center celebrates their 20th year at East River Park at their Annual Summer Picnic!
Are you a student researching compost? Apply for the Composting Council’s Young Investigators Scholarship by June 30 to get funding for your research and education.
Need a sustainable way to water your garden or yard? NYC Department of Environmental Protection is hosting rainbarrel giveaways throughout the city.
Connect with other local park stewards at the Partnerships for Parks hosted Queens Parks Connections dinner and mingle.
Join other movers and shakers in the food waste reduction movement at the U.S. Food Waste Summit in June.
Brighter Bites is hiring for a Spanish speaking Program Coordinator to help bring fresh food to underserved communities.
Or check out this opening for a Seasonal Culinary Educator with GrowNYC, leading cooking demos geared toward children.
Here's a nifty article from Reader’s Digest, highlighting items often mistakenly put in recycling. DSNY also has an easy search tool, telling you how to get rid of almost everything!
A lot of people are talking about carbon sequestration as a way to combat climate change, from turning carbon dioxide into rocks to improving our agricultural practices in order to store carbon in farmland soil.