New Yorker’s water, air and public health are at risk from the dangers of fracking. DEC is working on finalizing permitting conditions and gas companies are applying tremendous pressure to start drilling. Help us send a message to Albany. Submit a photo to our Faces Against Fracking photo contest to let them know NO FRACKING WAY! The 2012 “Faces Against Fracking” photo ... Read More »
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Whether you’re a concerned citizen, an entrepreneur or someone who believes in the power of social media to do good, The Collective offers a convenient way to help create the change you want to see in the world. By connecting you with influential brands and organizations that share your values, only The Collective gives you a platform for working behind ... Read More »
The PRME LEADERS+20 Competition encourages lecturers and students to get involved, join forces and co-create the their ideas for future management-related education. Invite your students to engage in the implementation of new perspectives in your management-related course. Discuss. Get inspired. Be a role model. Join the competition. Invite your lecturer to discuss, guide you and your team, and co-create ideas ... Read More »
About the contest: Join the TckTckTck team at the Rio +20 Earth Summit this June and be part of an event that could, if successful, chart a course to a sustainable future. TckTckTck is looking for a climate-smart blogger or videographer to be part of our on-the-ground team in Rio; to help us share stories and keep climate change and ... Read More »
The 2012 National Wildlife® Photo Contest is now open for entries! Here’s your chance to celebrate the beauty of nature by submitting your nature or wildlife photos today. You can enter to win in seven categories, including perennial favorites like “Baby Animals,” “Birds,” and “Backyard Habitat.” You can also share a link to your photographs with family and friends and ... Read More »
Essentia launches “My Retail Design” Contest For Aspiring Designers – $10,000 In Prizes: Deadline May 31st!
Essentia is rapidly expanding its retail stores across North America, and giving creative minds a chance to be a part of the fun. With 8 locations and growing, Essentia announces its Retail Design Contest! If you have a background in interior design, architecture, retail design or are pursuing a degree in these fields this is your chance to make your ... Read More »
On Myrtle Avenue, we’re serious about protecting our street trees. We appreciate them not only for the aesthetic appeal they bring to the commercial strip, but also for the important role they play in filtering the air and providing shady respite from the afternoon sun. The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership worked with the Pratt Design Incubator to design tree guards for ... Read More »
New for 2012, Passport to Green New York is a five-borough eco-treasure hunt meant to introduce the public to green restaurants, stores, and other destinations around the city. This is a fun way to learn about opportunities to eat, shop, and play a little more sustainably in NYC. Destinations will offer discounts and other perks for Passport holders. Participants ... Read More »
The Big Help Greens Your School Calling All Big Helpers! Nickelodeon’s The Big Help know kids everywhere are doing BIG THINGS to help take care of the environment. We want to hear all about it! To celebrate Earth Day 2012, The Big Help & National Wildlife Federation are teaming up with National Environmental Education Foundation, & NEA Foundation to turn ... Read More »
The Municipal Art Society, in collaboration with Terrapin Bright Green and Cook+Fox Architects, is releasing a call for submissions soliciting case studies of green preservation projects, which may be selected for use in the manual, “Greening New York City’s Historic Buildings: A Guide for Property Owners.” The manual will provide guidance for building owners, architects and contractors on how to ... Read More »
NYC Department Of Environmental Protection’s 26th Annual Student Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest – Grades 2-12: Deadline April 6th!
Second through twelfth grade students attending public, independent, charter or parochial schools (or homeschooled) in New York City and East and West of Hudson Watersheds are invited to create original art and compose poetry that reflects an appreciation for our shared water resources. An award ceremony honoring all student participants will take place in May. Please click on the links below ... Read More »
EAA’s 2012 International Student Art Contest ‘One Small Change’ – Grades 1-12: Application Deadline May 2nd
To commemorate the ‘World Environment Day 2012′, the EAA is hosting “The 11th annual International Art Contest – One Small Change.” Since 2002, EAA has been hosting an international art contest with topics that echoes the importance of inseparable co-existence of the environment and mankind. This contest has grown to be a marketable international event with participation reaching all-time highs. ... Read More »
Odebrecht Undergraduate Competiton For Sustainable Development – $65,000 Award: Application Deadline May 31st!
World-Class Experts to Determine Winning Sustainable Development Ideas in $65,000 Award Competition Engineering is a powerful force for positive change. So the Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development was created to give students a chance to bring your best ideas to us and to the world. Established in Brazil in 2008, the Odebrecht Award has expanded to Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, ... Read More »
A new environmental organization is trying to channel Upper West Siders’ competitive spirit into reducing the neighborhood’s carbon footprint, and it’s starting out with the backing of several prominent local leaders. At an event at the Jewish Community Center on Amsterdam Avenue and 76th Street on February 27th, the organization Carbon Squeeze unveiled a neighborhood-wide competition that encourages residents to ... Read More »
Call For Nominations Of Individuals, Businesses & Community Groups For The Neighborhood Achievement Awards: Deadline March 9th!
The New York City Department of Small Business Services is calling for the nominations of individuals, small businesses and community organizations for the 2012 Neighborhood Achievement Awards. New Yorkers, nonprofit organizations, businesses, educational institutions, business improvement districts, local development corporations, merchants associations and other neighborhood associations are encouraged to apply and/or nominate others for awards in eight categories, including two ... Read More »