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Come and ask our CEO anything! Literally anything! In the past he's answered business related questions, his personal life, his fears, the future of #TerraCycle. You can even ask questions about our new TV show #HumanResources on @pivottv You name it, he'll answer it in the FREE hour long webinar# at 12pm EST tomorrow. Bring lots of questions. Sign up, link is in the bio as well (bit.ly/TomSzakyAMA3) #freewebinar #greenbusiness #upcycle #recycle #tomszaky #webinar #greenbiz
Take a Stand. Social Justice Fellow Shalynda earlier today at the #justiceforramarley #justice4ramarley rally.
There's a bear in our office!!! @greenfestivals # asheville
Our #SocialJusticeFellows, young adults ages 19-24 from #RedHook, attend #riseupforRamarley #justiceforramarley rally today. #Leaders | #activism | #voice | #NYC | #Youth | #riseup4Ramarley | #NewYork | #rally
Emergency Management Methodology Partners in #RedHook as presented at last nights #community meeting. RHI leading #communications during a crisis or natural disaster. #HurricaneSandy #NYC #Plan #SandyVols #activism
#volunteer with #LaGreenFest this year and recieve a shirt, free access and networking opportunities!!
Lovely garden with a lot of "re-use". Well done @kathleenhotmer ๐Ÿ˜„ #urbangarden #gardening โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€” Follow us on Facebook as well ๐Ÿ‘:ย facebook.com/urbangardenersrepublic โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€” To be featured on this account๐Ÿ˜„, tag your best urban gardening pics with "#urbangardenersrepublic" ๐Ÿ’š โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”โ€”

Biomimicry and the Eden Project

The eden project biomimicry

As a New York green builder, Eco Brooklyn is always interested in learning about what other sustainable design ideas are out there. Last night, I listened to an amazing TED talk that took green building to a whole new level.

Michael Pawlyn, formerly with Grimshaw Architects, London, spoke about biomimicry and sustainable design and [...]

Phone Booth Aquarium

When was the last time you used a pay phone? For me, I think it was when I was in High School in the early 90s when I was stranded downtown. But since everyone, and I mean everyone, has a mobile phone now, pay phones are obsolete. In a way, I am saddened by the [...]

Das Haus New York

Last week, the interns from Eco Brooklyn went to the Net Zero Symposium sponsored by Das Haus in White Plains, New York to hear lectures and view a model of Das Haus, a passivhaus model made from two shipping containers that functions completely off the grid. The conference was held at the White [...]

Why Should I Use Native Plants?

A significant aspect of green building and living sustainably is using vernacular materials and buying locally. Being green also means being a locavaore, eating and buying foods grown locally. But what about the vegetation we choose to plant in our gardens? We may choose a particular plant because of aesthetics, how well it will grow [...]