Sustainability

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

Celebrating Earth Day 2022

Celebrating Earth Day 2022 The Park Slope Civic Council was one of five sponsors of the Earth Day 2022Celebration held at the Old Stone House in Washington Park on Saturday,April 23. A coalition of community organizations sponsored the event alongwith the Civic Council, including the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID, Park SlopeParents, Forth on Fourth Avenue and the Old […] read more >>
  • May 10, 2022 by Judy Antell

From Historic to Sustainable: How One Park Slope Resident Transformed Her Home

From Historic to Sustainable: How One Park Slope Resident Transformed Her Home Like many Park Slopers, Stephanie Doba is concerned about sustainability.  She long ago replaced all her light bulbs with LED’s, subscribed to a wind- and solar-generated electricity supplier, and upgraded her house’s insulation, but she wanted to do more. So for the last several years she has been transforming her 10th Street home, which she […] read more >>
  • Jan 6, 2022 by Stephen Copek

Turn Your Holiday Tree Into Mulch at Mulchfest 2022

Turn Your Holiday Tree Into Mulch at Mulchfest 2022 Join the PSCC on Saturday, January 8 for Mulchfest 2022! Bring your holiday tree to the Third Street entrance of Prospect Park between 10:00am and 2:00pm, where it will be turned into environmentally-friendly mulch you can take home free of charge. Complimentary hot chocolate will be served while you wait. We need volunteers to help […] read more >>
  • Dec 23, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

“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

Sustainability Day Success

Sustainability Day Success Over 350 people gathered on Saturday, November 6th to pick up litter from sidewalks, weed and mulch tree pits, drop off e-waste, or shred personal documents during the Civic Council’s Fall Sustainability Day. Using the John Jay Educational Campus as home base, volunteers spent the day cleaning and beautifying the tree beds and sidewalks along […] read more >>
  • Nov 24, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Spring Civic Sweep

Spring Civic Sweep Make a clean sweep of our neighborhood by joining the Park Slope Civic Council at the annual spring beautification, recycling and clean-up event – the 2021 Spring Civic Sweep on Sunday, April 25, from 10 am to 2 pm. read more >>
  • Apr 12, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council