Green Initiatives

“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