NAG Updates


NAG Rallies Residents to Oppose School Built Next to Toxic Superfund Site

Our children and community deserve a safer and smarter school site. Sign our petition opposing the siting of a new school next to one of the most contaminated sites in all of Brooklyn and NYC. — Development at the former NuHart plastics manufacturing site raises many concerns. NAG, and other community groups, have written a letter to the site’s developer All Year Management outlining those concerns.  Read it here.


Farewell, Michelle

Today is kind of a sad day here at NAG. Last Friday was Michelle Rodecker’s last day at NAG, and for the first time in just about forever, she is not in the office today. Michelle and her husband Jim are founding members of NAG. And for the past 23 years, they have been the mainstays of the organization. Jim and Michelle have volunteered at just about every event, action, protest and meeting that NAG has ever held. They were literally there the day that Neighbors Against Garbage was founded in 1994. […]


NAG’s Environmental Happy Hour April 18th!

Join us on Tuesday, April. 18th.  When: 6:30pm-8:30pm Where: Muchmore’s in Williamsburg (2 Havemeyer St. at N.9th St.) Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group? Do you care about environmental issues? Join us for a drink! The presentations are purposefully short so that you’ll have plenty of time to grab a drink and talk directly with the experts and your neighbors. NAG’s environmental happy hour is the third Tuesday of every even month and is hosted by NAG’s former environmental community organizer (and national plastic […]


NAG’s February Environmental Happy Hour! Feb. 21 at Muchmore’s

Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group that works on environmental issues? Join us for a drink! The talks are purposefully short so that you’ll have plenty of time to grab a drink and talk directly with the experts and your neighbors. Muchmores bar & venue 2 Havemeyer St (at N.9th) in Williamsburg Tuesday, Feb 21st 6:30-8:30pm (presentations 7:00-7:30pm) NAG’s environmental happy hour is the third Tuesday of every even month and is hosted by NAG’s former community organizer (and national plastic bag policy expert) Jennie […]