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Quantifying the Effectiveness of Green Roofs in Urban Markets

While some property owners have voiced concerns about implementing green roofs, their overall effectiveness and profitability should ultimately outweigh drawbacks as long as steps are taken to maximize potential benefits.

wasted food in garbage Anaerobic Digester April 07, 2021 4 minute read

NYC’s Proactive Role in Reducing Food Waste

New York City aims to fight hunger, reduce food waste, and combat global warming through new initiatives and laws.

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Green Roof Development Soars in Cities

Green roof initiatives are taking foot in many cities around the world, as efforts to stem the effects of climate change rise to global prominence.

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Collaboration Is Key to Cutting Food Waste

Joint efforts between key players in the farming, distribution, retail and consumer industries are imperative to tackle the growing issue of global food waste.

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Climate Savings Outweighs Cost Factor in Green New Deal

The building requirements put forth by New York City Local Law 97 have ignited a heated debate between those proponents of sustainable solutions and NYC real estate developers concerned about the costs associated with implementing them.

assorted variety of organic vegetables Organic Soil November 18, 2020 3 minute read

Cool Weather Doesn't Spell the End of Organic Gardens in New York

Those in the New York metropolitan area may prolong the growing season by strategically mapping out their gardens and undertaking certain measures to preserve seeds and soil, and reap a harvest year-round.

green garden on rooftop Green Roofs November 04, 2020 4 minute read

Green Roofs & Grants: NYC Climate Mobilization in Action

The recent passage of the Climate Mobilization Act has set in motion a wave of eco-friendly initiatives designed to reduce New York City's carbon footprint by incentivizing the widespread implementation of green roofs.

food waste on land Anaerobic Digester October 21, 2020 4 minute read

Reducing Food Waste Key to Environmental Sustainability

Food waste has become a global emergency requiring a collaborative solution to effectively reinforce food security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Anaerobic Digester October 05, 2020 3 minute read

American Organic Energy CEO Charles Vigliotti Featured on 'Waste on Wednesdays'

American Organic Energy President and CEO Charles Vigliotti recently sat down to discuss the latest developments in the company's plan to break ground on a cutting-edge anaerobic digester by year's end.

woman planting flowers in garden Organic Soil September 23, 2020 3 minute read

Climate Change & Custom Soil

On the heels of the warmest summer on record, New York City is now classified as a subtropical climate zone, leading many gardeners to rethink the types of plants and soil best suited for the region.

green plants and shrubs on roof against city skyline Green Roofs September 09, 2020 2 minute read

Impact of COVID-19 on Green Roof Projects

Green roof projects have begun to get back underway, following a pause in new construction and development during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, as urban development continues to look to natural solutions for the future.

Solar energy panels and windmills against blue sky on summer day Anaerobic Digester August 26, 2020 3 minute read

Going Green With Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion may be a key weapon in the battle against climate change, as the world seeks green recovery protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Green Roofs Integral to Green Recovery

Green roofs are major components of the nation's mission to achieve a sustainable future, as attention turns toward modeling urban landscapes to be more energy-efficient.