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Schools across New York are recycling, reducing waste, saving energy, conserving resources, preventing runoff pollution, and working to eliminate toxic materials. In addition to the long-range benefits of good environmental stewardship, green policies help schools provide healthier surroundings for their students and staff.
The New York Botanical Garden is an advocate for the plant kingdom. The Garden pursues its mission through its role as a museum of living plant collections arranged in gardens and landscapes across its National Historic Landmark site; through its comprehensive education programs in horticulture and plant science; and through the wide-ranging research programs of the International Plant Science Center.
The Bronx River Alliance serves as a coordinated voice for the river and works in harmonious partnership to protect, improve and restore the Bronx River corridor so that it can be a healthy ecological, recreational, educational, and economic resource for the communities through which the river flows.
(BCEQ) is a non-profit 501(c)3 membership organization located in NYC’s only mainland borough — The Bronx. We are a diverse collection of individuals all seeking to leave our great-grandchildren better air, land, and water quality than we have at present.
We strive to increase education about native plants while supporting the active participation of people of all ages in the local community, school, and public gardens.
Formerly The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP), now the Van Cortlandt Alliance, is an independent community-based organization, actively promotes the conservation and improvement of Van Cortlandt Park, the third-largest park in NYC, through environmental education and restoration and enhancement of the Park, its forests and trails.
SSBx is a non-profit that champions opportunity in the South Bronx by delivering integrated economic & environmental solutions through innovative job training, public advocacy & education programs.
is New York City’s only non-profit retail outlet for salvaged and surplus building materials. Our mission is to keep these materials out of the landfill while offering deep discounts on their resale.
Founded in 1976 as a volunteer response to New York City’s devastating cutbacks in forestry and tree-related community services. Trees New York has 40 years of experience in community tree planting, stewardship, and education projects.
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Disasters happen everywhere, and every member of the family can prepare. Preparedness for the future starts today.
Whether you’re a kid or teen yourself, a parent or loved one, or work with youth, Ready Kids has tools and information to help before, during, and after disasters.