Aug. 09, 2011

Designing a Sustainable Society

by Jesse Medalia Strauss

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Sustainable NYC, Video
Jul. 08, 2011

Sustainable NYC: The 1.45 Mile Long Recycling Project

by Jesse Medalia Strauss

New York has taken several steps to make recycling easier and more efficient for all city dwellers. Recycling bins can be found in all major parks and hotspots. The city has mandated that all public schools must sort and recycle their trash. New York remains at the cusp of this reusing trend. There is no greater testament to New York's commitment to recycling than the 1.45 mile long and $152 million recycling project otherwise known as the High Line.The High Line is an elevated park that runs from Gansevoort Street ...

Sustainable NYC
Jul. 08, 2011

What is sustainable food?

by Jesse Medalia Strauss

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Sustainable NYC, Video
Jul. 07, 2011

Sustainable NYC: Cleaning the Gowanus

by Jesse Medalia Strauss

The walk through Brooklyn from Red Hook to Park Slope is generally a pleasant one. The stroll up Union Street samples the best rolls, pizza, and coffee shops New York has to offer. Not to mention the Egg Creams, a Brooklyn staple. But once you pass the Union and Bond Street intersection, whatever appetite you had immediately evaporates with the overwhelming stench of a century and a half of sewage waste and pollution. You are about to cross the bridge over one of the most contaminated waterways in the country: the Gowanus Canal.

Sustainable NYC, Teen to Teen

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