With spring cleaning well underway for many of you, BIG!NYC would like to remind readers that starting April 1st, you can be fined $100 dollars for discarding e-waste with your household trash.
There are many upcoming e-waste and safe... Read More
This is the first installment of our new monthly newsletter feature describing fun and easy ways in which we all can reduce our carbon footprint. Inspired by our friends at Solar One, this week's feature tackles the bloating problem of... Read More
In January 2015, BIG!NYC donated three refrigerators and heavily discounted like-new metal shelving units for the Lefferts Community Food Cooperative (LCFC). Opening in November 2014, LCFC is a new member-run and cooperatively-run grocery... Read More
As of January 1st, 2015, it has been illegal to dispose of electronic waste in your household trash. E-waste has proven to be the largest contributor of hazardous waste entering the landfill and this exciting move by DEC will significantly... Read More
Last month, the City Council voted to ban Styrofoam packaging starting this summer due to it's well-documented environmental hazards and it being nearly impossible to recycle effectively. This exciting move, by the DeBlasio Administration'... Read More