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…

Recap: River Street Community Meeting

February 18, 2020

Over 100 community members attended a meeting on February 13th at The Williamsburg Hotel about Two Tree Management’s proposed River Street Master Plan, a development plan…

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…

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…