The Department of Design & Construction Office of Sustainable Design has been a leader in developing high performing built environments that emphasize energy saving techniques such as geothermal heat pumps.
Ground has been broken on an $84 million infrastructure upgrade project in Brookville, Queens. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is presenting a series of events for the public focusing on today's pressing environmental issues.
WHEREAS, limiting plastic waste will support both the City’s Zero Waste goals and carbon reductions, and eliminating the use of City funds for the unnecessary purchase of single-use plastics will allow the City to send less waste to landfills and cut emissions associated with the production.
Work has begun on a $300 million project to install new clean-burning co-generation engines at the North River Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in west Harlem. Ground was broken on a $31 million project to bring street and infrastructure improvements to Far Rockaway, Queens.
The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) highlights NYC’s sustainable development achievements since 2015. It uses the common language of the Global Goals to translate NYC’s local actions to a global audience, with a focus on the five priority Goals for the 2018 HLPF.