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Curb Catastrophic Waste in Your Home

July 22, 2009
Curb Catastrophic Waste in Your Home

Our regular readers have probably noticed that for the last few weeks we have been posting about upcoming events being held on Governors Island. These have all been sponsored and organized by our host Institute and today I’d like to quickly make sure that people know exactly what it is that we’re doing out there, […]

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How To Build a Boat From Recycled Materials in a Day and Why

July 15, 2009

Join us on Governors Island this Saturday as we build a true water-ready 15-foot boat from scratch in an afternoon—made from discarded plywood!—and learn how you can build one yourself. Dylan Gauthier of Mare Liberum, a free-form publishing, boat-building and waterfront art collective, will walk you through the boat-making process and discuss what it takes […]

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Composting in the City? Yes We Can!

July 9, 2009
Composting in the City? Yes We Can!

The average New York City household discards two pounds of organic waste each day—more than a million tons of organic material a year! Composting is one of the most direct, accessible ways to reduce the amount of garbage you produce and we’ll even teach you how you can do it in your apartment! Carey Pulverman, […]

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New CISC Website

June 1, 2009

Same Great Institute It is with great pleasure that I direct you dear readers to our new website hosted at the same address as before www.cunysustainablecities.org. We hope you find it more user friendly and full of information about what we do and upcoming events. But most importantly, we hope you find it inviting so […]

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NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

March 13, 2009
NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

Take Two Last week’s blog entry on the status of the New York City Green Roof Tax Abatement was pulled from the blog on Friday, March 6th when it came to our attention that there were some inaccuracies stated within it. The text where the inaccuracies lay was in the following paragraph: “The initiative is […]

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