2016 NAG GALA   Recently updated !

Can you believe it’s that time of year again? The biggest party of the year is quickly approaching! GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! This year has been great for us here at NAG and we would love nothing more than to have everyone out to the W Loft’s on Nov. 16th at 7-11PM to help us celebrate.  This year we have reached hundreds of families and community members regarding soil safety around lead, we’ve redirected usable waste from our overcrowded North Brooklyn waste transfer stations heading to dirty landfills, and more! We’ve grown our […]

Successful First Lead Workshop

Hey NAG! Thank you to everyone who came out last Saturday for our Lead in Garden Soil Outreach Project’s first workshop! If you missed it, We had the brilliant Tatiana Morin from the Brooklyn College Analytical Center educating the community all about soil and contamination.  She brought samples for us to see the difference between soil types.  Did you know, there is no way to tell if soil is contaminated by the eye? Although as you see in the picture below (generally), richer, darker, moist soil is healthier than dusty looking […]


NEIGHBORS ALLIED FOR GOOD GROWTH LEAD IN GARDEN SOIL FREE WORKSHOP A Free Community Event to educate the community about our North Brooklyn Soil This Saturday, August 27th from 10AM-2PM, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth is hosting a totally FREE Lead in Garden Soil workshop. NAG is working with Brooklyn Colleges Analytical Center on the project and workshops. The free workshop will take place at McCarren Park Farmers Market. Soil testing will start at 10AM and processed into the workshop at 10:30. This event will be free, family friendly, and […]

Effective since July- New Restaurant Waste Laws! 1

HEY HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY! If you read our previous post about our Reduce Reuse Recycle Greenpoint project, you would have learned that the NYC commercial waste system needs an update.  There are a lot of unanswered questions with our commercial waste but the good news is, the city is slowly but surly implementing regulations to make positive change. From the NYC Commercial Waste Disposal page: Beginning July 19, 2016, certain, large New York City businesses will be required to separate their organic waste. If you are a stadium, manufactorer, wholesaler, or […]