Green Tip: Green Your Wellness Routine

So many daily practices, from brushing your teeth and washing your face to driving to the gym, can be environmentally damaging. But self-care and environmentally friendly attitudes don’t have to go against one another. There are several ways to improve your health and wellness while going green! With health and wellness issues on the rise, Read More »

Keeping Warm While Staying Green

With the holiday season behind us, many across the state of the New York are now bracing themselves for a long, cold winter.  With that comes the prospect of massive heating costs, along with the strain they put on the environment. For those of us who have the luxury, it’s tempting to use a fireplace that Read More »

Become an Eco-Partner

Corporations can be powerful allies in our environmental education efforts. NYLCVEF’s initiatives address a wide range of topics – from green building to smart growth to brownfield reuse – while advancing an agenda that promotes both environmental conservation and economic development.  Through our Eco-Partners program, NYLCVEF forges alliances with companies that support our mission and Read More »

Sustainable Beer Drinking

A cold, refreshing beer with some friends over dinner or at a favorite bar can be a much-needed, well-deserved part of the weekend. There are some quick, easy things everyone can do in order enjoy a brewski while having less of an impact on the environment. Here are a few tips to help give “drink responsibly” Read More »

Get Your Pet To Go Green

Get Your Pet To Go Green You might not think that your pets can carry an environmental impact. After all, unlike humans, they don’t drive, recycle or use energy. Nonetheless, manufacturers of indispensable pet products have a secret – only $1 billion of the $43 billion industry goes towards environmentally-friendly products. That poses a problem, given the Read More »