Lael Goodman

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Compost Giveback

May 13, 2022

Visit the La Casita Verde community garden to collect up to three 40-lb bag of compost made from NYC food scraps and yard waste. You…

Grand Street Spring Cleanup Day

May 4, 2022

The Grand Street BID is hosting Spring Cleanup Day on Grand Street in partnership with North Brooklyn Neighbors. Come out for a community cleanup on…

Compost Giveback

April 29, 2022

Visit the McCarren Park Demonstration Garden to collect up to three 40-lb bag of compost made from NYC food scraps and yard waste. You must…

Riverkeeper Sweep Trash Pickup

April 6, 2022

Join NBN and the office of Council Member Restler for a cleanup of the historic area of Bushwick Creek, now a industrial/commercial area between the…

Composting Under Threat… Again

March 16, 2022

Once again, organics recycling and composting initiatives in the city are at risk. The Mayor’s proposed budget would greatly reduce the budget for community composting…

NuHart State Superfund Community Meeting

March 2, 2022

Join Assembly Member Emily Gallagher, Council Member Lincoln Restler, NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, NYC Office of Environmental Remediation, Madison Realty Capital, and North…

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…

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…

Reducing Single-Use Plastic

December 20, 2019

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…

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…

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