Green Tip: Spring Cleaning

Cleaning Supplies Most of the common drugstore cleaning products are unhealthy for humans, pets, and the environment. They can accumulate in fabric materials or the air and act as irritants to the skin and respiratory system. You can opt in for green cleaning materials, or do it yourself from this list of homemade cleaning supplies Read More »

Green Tip: Sustainable Gardening

Incorporating sustainable practices in your garden helps its overall function and longevity. These are some tips to help ensure your garden is at its best: Appropriate Plants Some climates are just not suited for plants that evolved elsewhere- these plants will always live at a fraction of their potential. Exotic plants in a home garden Read More »

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 »