March 20, 2019

Green Careers March Recap: Networking Skills Workshop

By Carl Hourihan   Image by Louise Lauren   We all know the adage of ‘it’s who you know not what you know’, although this isn’t 100% true all the time, it certainly helps when you’re trying to start a new career! Emily Taubenblatt lead our workshop, helping participants to gain the skills needed to. Read more…

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March 10, 2019

Monthly Forum: NYC Food Waste – Upcycling and Impact

How much food do you think goes to waste each day in NYC? How can we create a more sustainable food ecosystem that addresses the environmental, social, and financial realities of food waste? How can we curb food scraps from landfills, prevent avoidable food spoilage, and get food to those in need?     Come join. Read more…

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March 9, 2019

Green Careers March: Networking Skills Workshop

Join us for a workshop on networking! Learn the tricks of the trade from professionals, and make connections of your own. We will talk about the importance of networking and practice skills.   Workshop Leader: Emily Taubenblatt Emily is a communications consultant at APCO Worldwide and lead volunteer with GreenHomeNYC. She advises clients in online. Read more…

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March 3, 2019

Can NYC’s Energy Use Data Save The Earth?

By Warren Berger   On Earth Day 2015, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced One New York City: The Plan for a Strong and Just City (OneNYC). As part of the plan, Mayor de Blasio committed New York City to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050 from 2005 levels (80 x. Read more…

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March 2, 2019

Green Careers February Recap: Resume Workshop

By Emily Taubenblatt     February’s Green Careers event had participants refresh their resumes “speed dating” style. Volunteer reviewers offered tips and best practices for the most successful resumes and participants walked away with multiple perspectives on how best to showcase their experience to land the job of their dreams.   In case you missed. Read more…

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February 22, 2019

Hamburger with a Side of Heart Disease & a Large Carbon Footprint?

By Stanley M. Kaminsky Early in the morning on February 2nd, famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow and didn’t see his shadow, predicting an early spring. You know what that means: your gym is filling up with all of the people thinking ahead to the summer months and their summer bodies. They’re heavying. Read more…

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February 5, 2019

Monthly Forum: Affordable Housing Overview, The Path to Better Affordable Housing

The City, State, and Federal governments have provided subsidies for affordable housing for decades, but this housing is not built by them, it is built by developers. Many years ago, the belief was to build the housing as quickly as possible, which caused much affordable housing to be of modest yet horribly inefficient quality. Today,. Read more…

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February 4, 2019

{Green Careers}: Speed Up-Dating Your Resume Workshop

. Looking for plans this Valentine’s week? Join us for our annual “Speed Up-Dating Your Resume” workshop! In timed sessions with resume critics, you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback on how to present your skills and experience in the best way possible. . In addition to sprucing up your resume, you can also get your photo. Read more…

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January 30, 2019

{Green Careers} January Recap: Sustainability Careers Tracks: Building Design for People

By Jenny DranetzPhotos by Rishika Shrivastava January’s Green Careers panel featured three professionals working to design and create built environments that not only work to meet sustainability goals but also positively impact the health and well-being of their occupants. Specifically, this month’s panelists’ work focuses on active design, universal design and building standards looking at. Read more…

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Monthly Forum Recap: Green Catwalk 2019

By Jenny Dranetz, Photos by Dan Yafet GreenHomeNYC kicked off 2019 with our classic Green Catwalk forum, highlighting new technologies, innovations and processes to address and combat climate change in the coming year and beyond. This year’s Catwalk featured six speakers from a host of industries, including solar, communications, and permaculture. Presenting first was Colin. Read more…

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