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Green Tip: Lowering your paper footprint

The average American uses seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made for trees. This amounts to 2 BILLION trees each year. Here are some ways to reduce your reliance on paper goods around your home: There are several ways to reduce the amount of tree’s your household will consume each year. Read More »

2017 New York State Policy Agenda

Each year, NYLCV and the NYLCV Education Fund work closely with New York’s leading environmental, public health, conservation, energy, environmental justice, and transportation organizations to identify the state’s most pressing priorities on fighting climate change, conserving land and water, and protecting public health. The result of that effort is our 2017 New York State legislative Read More »

Green Tip: How to Dispose of Christmas Trees

After the holiday’s are over, and it is time to take your tree down, don’t simply leave it out for trash. As always, remember to remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc. before removing your tree from your home – the added waste is generally not recyclable and will not be eligible for mulching or proper Read More »

Green Tips for Fall Cleaning

Fall cleaning is here! It’s time to knock out some chores to get ready for the coming winter to prevent damage accumulating and keep your home working efficiently. Make sure to respect your health and the environment while getting ready for the changing season with these tips: Use safe cleaning products. Toxic cleaning products don’t Read More »

Coming Up: Environmental Candidate Forum in Long Island

Your representative in Congress has a big impact on local, and national, environmental issues. Congressmembers pass legislation and secure funding for everything from water quality improvements to open space preservation to renewable energy regulations. But it can be difficult to find out every important policy position a candidate holds, especially in busy election cycles like this one. That’s why Read More »