Sustainable South Bronx works to address economic and environmental issues in the South Bronx -- and throughout New York City -- through a combination of green job training, community greening programs, and social enterprise.
10.16.2014 | What’s in the air? Particulate Matter Mapping on the Hunts Point Hustle
2014 Hunts Point Hustle: Air Quality Sampling on 09/27/14 We had a great time watching participants run, trot, and walk through Hunts Point in what has become one of the most exciting community events in the neighborhood. As a new addition this year, we took the opportunity to showcase our new air quality project... Read More
10.06.2014 | NYC ºCoolRoofs 2014
We are proud to announce that the NYC Department of Buildings has selected our organization to be the Program Administrator for this year's NYC CoolRoofs Program. In addition to working with the Department of Buildings, SSBx is collaborating with NYC Service and the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency to promote and facilitate the cooling of New York City's rooftops. Read More
07.22.2014 | SmartRoofs In Action
SmartRoofs social enterprise continues to employ BEST Academy graduates to complete environmental projects throughout the city. These projects not only make the city greener, they enable our graduates to obtain experience and earn income as they begin their search for full-time employment. In the last 12 months, BEST graduates have earned over $200,000 in income... Read More