North Brooklyn Bag Swap

January 3, 2020

Beginning March 1, 2020, plastic bags will be banned at most stores in New York State. To help ensure that Greenpoint and Williamsburg are prepared…

How To: Report Vehicle Idling

October 8, 2019

It is illegal for commercial trucks, vans, and passenger buses in NYC to idle for more than three minutes, with certain exceptions.* If you document…

Idling Diaries: Part 2

January 7, 2020

Lael Goodman, our environmental justice program manager, shares her experience reporting truck and bus idling in North Brooklyn via the city’s Idling Complaint System. After…

Idling Diaries: Part 1

December 17, 2019

Lael Goodman, our environmental justice program manager, shares her experience reporting truck and bus idling in North Brooklyn via the city’s Idling Complaint System. I…

Commercial Waste Zones – Passed!

November 4, 2019

For years, NYC has been operating with a private waste carting system that many have likened to the Wild West. While garbage, recycling, and compost…

Recap: Petroleum Vapors Town Hall

June 13, 2019

On Wednesday, June 12th North Brooklyn Neighbors hosted a community town hall. The town hall featured a moderated panel discussion and a Q&A with community…

Announcements

Lead in Soils Explainer Video

August 13, 2019

Over the past few years, North Brooklyn Neighbors has worked to raise awareness and equip residents with tools to combat lead in soils. We’ve hosted…

We’re Seeking an Environmental Justice Fellow

July 16, 2019

We’re looking for an Environmental Justice Fellow! The Fellow will work closely with the Executive Director, staff and partners to fulfill commitments of Mapping Environmental…

Seeking Proposals for NuHart Technical Advisor

February 22, 2019

We are looking for a new Technical Advisor for the NuHart Superfund site. Read our request for proposals. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March…

NuHart East Public Comment Period Now Open

February 4, 2019

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is soliciting public comments for the Brownfield application and draft remediation plan for the NuHart East site. This is the…