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.
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
05.23.2014 | Highbridge CDC Recycling
This week, we introduced the tenants at Highbridge CDC to the building’s new recycling system! We led an orientation to participating residents who were interested in learning more about how to recycle in their building. Check out the following photos highlighting the new recycling bins and the tenant orientation! Special thanks to New York City Department... Read More
04.28.2014 | Celebrate Hunts Point! Earth Day
We’d like to extend a big thank you to the over 80 volunteers that helped out during Celebrate Hunts Point! this past Saturday. With dedicated hard work, volunteers mulched and cared for over 40 street trees, picked up several bags of garbage from Hunts Point streets,constructed and painted tree guards along the South Bronx Greenway,... Read More