All new buildings are required to have 100 percent sustainable roofs in the form of green roofs, solar panels, or some combination of the two.
“Low-income communities of color, such as Bushwick, have historically been denied access to green space compared to other New York City communities.”
Sustainable Brooklyn’s Dominique Drakeford and Whitney McGuire are on a mission to make the environmental movement more inclusive.
The proposed legislation has been hailed as one of the most progressive climate change policies.
The city has designated $98 million to develop full-service animal shelters in all five boroughs.
Think twice before eating from Bushwick’s Newton Creek. You’ll thank us later.
Drop-off your cracked iPhones on Jan. 26!
Local environmentalists and advocates pushed for the site’s protection in a long and difficult battle.
The Department of Sanitation has paused plans to bring curbside collection of organics to Bushwick and other parts of NYC.
Happy Earth Day, Bushwick! Locals who are looking for a sweet way to observe the holiday can stop by the Bushwick Starr this weekend to take in the culmination of the 6th annual Big Green Theater, the eco-playwriting workshop that the Starr runs in collaboration with local eco-theater collective Superhero Clubhouse