Daily Archives: June 16, 2016

Food Loss? More Like Food Recovery!

Our Reduce Reuse Recycle Greenpoint restaurant sustainability program is going well! We are analyzing data from our waste audits along with our Sustainability Best Practices questionnaire with the help and support of Common Ground Compost and Brooklyn Allied Bars and Restaurants.   As we work with restaurants on their waste reduction,  we are finding less than 15% of restaurant waste actually needs to go to landfills! This is great news and we are working with commercial waste haulers to make sure organic and recyclables get redirected from landfills. What about food loss? Food […]

Where is our Metropolitan Bridge area Bike Route?

Hey NAG! The DOT (Dept of Transportation) presented a plan for a bike lane in 2015 for the Metropolitan Bridge area and no action has been taken. Our board chair, Rita Pasarell made a comment to Community Board 1 this week regarding this issue and asking for a vote and support. NAGBikeLaneCB1June14 (2) We need the community board to vote! Contact Community Board 1 and our local elected officials! At present, the area surrounding the Metropolitan Bridge lacks any bike lane, and on the Queens side, it contains a very sharp “blind” turn.  To make matters […]