Join the Commanding Officer Chris Henning of the 25th Precinct next Tuesday at 7, to hear more about (and ask questions concerning), public safety issues in our community.
In addition to CO Henning, we will be joined by Marissa Yanni from DSNY. She’ll be answering questions about composting, pickup of corner trash bins, street cleaning, and much more.
Lastly, our State Assembly Member Gibbs will drop in to introduce himself and answer your questions about what he’s done, and what he intends to do, to improve the quality of life in our community.
Bring your questions, forward this to your neighbors, and we look forward to seeing you soon.
(To request the Zoom link, go to: https://hnba.nyc/contact-us/)
Zero Waste Academy
We’re excited to announce the return of the Zero Waste Academy (ZWA), our free educational programming introducing participants to waste management and its importance to our city and our world.
This year, ZWA will kick off on April 30 and culminate with an in-person networking event (Module 9) on May 19. Participation is free but space is limited—applications are open from April 4-15—be sure to apply early! (And tell your friends!) Apply to the Academy! The 9-session virtual series brings together subject matter experts from both the NYC Department of Sanitation and the private sector, including organizations like Closed Loop Partners, the Center for Zero Waste Design, and Foodprint Group. Sessions will explore topics like:
the current landscape of waste in NYC, both public and private the current landscape of waste in NYC, both public and private the origins of American “throwaway culture” and an introduction to circular economies how architecture and the built environment influence recycling and diversion habits and a focused look at food waste, the largest diversion opportunity in our waste stream Plus an exciting lineup of field trips—which you can read about in our latest blog post!
Preview the Full Curriculum The NYC ZWA is for anyone with the desire to gain a more thorough understanding of the environmental and sustainability issues affecting our city and our lives. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from highly knowledgeable instructors and equip themselves with the tools and resources to work more effectively towards a zero waste future. Graduates of the program will receive a certificate of completion and an invitation to join our active LinkedIn ZWA Alumni community.
Apply We’re thankful for the support of our partners at Con Edison & The Verizon Foundation, who help make this educational series possible.