Green Initiatives

Fall Civic Sweep

Fall Civic Sweep The Park Slope Civic Council is hosting its annual Fall Civic Sweep on Sunday, November 13th from 10 am-2 pm in front of the Old Stone House on 5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets. Please join us for a day of neighborhood cleanup, litter pick-up, graffit removal, free daffodils and more! Join us in […] read more >>
  • Nov 2, 2022 by Judy Antell

For a Cleaner, Greener Park Slope 

For a Cleaner, Greener Park Slope  Three active committees lead the Civic Council’s sustainability initiatives. The newly formed Trees Committee plans to work with the Parks Department and local organizations and officials to increase the number of neighborhood trees and maintain them in better health. The Livable Streets Committee focuses on street and sidewalk safety and on addressing excessive congestion. The […] read more >>
  • Oct 17, 2022 by Judy Antell

Our Next Green & Go

Our Next Green & Go Help us clean up the park! Volunteer with us for the Green & Go clean up of Prospect Park Saturday, June 18, from 11am-1pm. read more >>
  • Jun 15, 2022 by Judy Antell

“Plug NYC” Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to the Slope

“Plug NYC” Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to the Slope As part of its “80×50” program—whose goal is to reduce green- house gas emissions 80% by the year 2050—the City of New York has embarked on an ambitious program to encourage electric vehicle ownership and to build the technology infrastructure to support it. In June 2021, the Department of Transportation launched “PlugNYC,” a program of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations spread across the five boroughs, including 120 curbside stations serving parked cars as well as higher voltage stations in certain city owned parking lots. read more >>
  • Dec 9, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

‘Tis the Season To Be Greener

‘Tis the Season To Be Greener Suggestions for Green Holidays from the Sustainability Committee Americans toss 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and the New Year than any other time of the year. This Holiday Season, be eco-conscious. It’s a gift that keeps on giving. Below are some suggestions. Consider gifts that support our local community and generate minimal waste: Give a […] read more >>
  • Dec 11, 2017 by Park Slope Civic Council