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North Brooklyn Neighbors

Neighbors Allied for Good Growth and the Greenpoint Waterfront Alliance for Parks & Planning have joined forces to become North Brooklyn Neighbors.

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Advocacy

We focus on environmental and community planning issues to help North Brooklyn become more equitable, resilient and sustainable.

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Projects

Our work centers environmental justice & health, land use & public space, and transportation & infrastructure concerns and develops related tools and resources.

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Events

We often host workshops, town halls, information sessions, and other events that are open to the community.

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News & Media

Stay connected and up-to-date with our announcements, issue updates, statements  and other news.

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Our Work

Reducing Single-Use Plastic

As of March 1, 2020, plastic bags are banned at most stores in the state of New York. This regulation comes after years of advocacy…

Good Neighbor Initiative

The Good Neighbor Initiative aims to foster communication and cooperation between construction or development projects and the surrounding community. By proactively engaging in dialogue and…

Mapping Toxicity

The Greenpoint-Williamsburg ToxiCity Map is an interactive map of toxic “hot spots” in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Visit the map to explore its features and get…

News & Media

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…

Upcoming Events

Land Use & Public Space Working Group

When
Monday, February 24, 2020
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
80 Dupont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

On Monday, February 24th at Dupont Senior Housing the Land Use & Public Space Working Group will bring together neighbors to develop and advance grassroots…

Idle Ca$h: Combating Truck Idling

When
Thursday, April 2, 2020
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where
(will announce soon)

Did you know it is illegal in NYC for truck engines to run while parked for more than 3 minutes or more than 1 minute in…