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Upper West Side »

High Schooler to Join Students from Around the World on Trip to Antarctica

A 17-year-old Upper West Sider was chosen to travel to Antarctica and then share his knowledge locally.

Upper West Side »

P.S. 87 Eliminates Plastic Prizes for Kids in Eco-Friendly Effort

The Upper West Side school opted to stop giving out free toys, parents said.

Bloomfield »

SI NASCAR Site Sold for Commercial Development, Wetlands Preserve

The International Speedway Corporation announced the $80 million sale of the Bloomfield site.

Midtown »

Top Summer Hikes for Car-Free New Yorkers

All you need is a train ticket and some boots to get to some of the best hikes the area has to offer.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills to Get Greener Thanks to Tree Giveaway

Organizers hope to put the “forest” back into Forest Hills.

Astoria »

'White Roof Project' to Help Astoria Buildings Go Green

The group, which paints rooftops white to cut energy consumption, is coming to Queens for the first time.

Upper East Side »

UES Students Push to Ban Plastic Bags Citywide

The girls' private school expects 200 students and local politicians to attend the conference.

West Village »

Upscale Bleecker Street Shops Go Green with Earth Day Videos

Urban Greenwalk will create a weeklong open-air museum in the West Village in April. 

West Village »

Styrofoam Ban Being Eyed by City Sanitation Department

Proposed restrictions would apply to businesses, a sanitation department official said Monday.

Williamsburg »

'EcoHouse' Educates South Williamsburg to Create Sustainable Homes

The mobile building is now open on the grounds of M.S. 50.

New York City »

Spills a Risk as City Converts to Clean Heating Oil, Officials Say

An official at the DEC is concerned the green-up project could lead to more heating oil spills.

New York City »

MTA Proposes $1 'Green Fee' on All New MetroCards, Report Says

The so-called "green fee" reportedly is to reduce the number of MetroCards printed.

Long Island City »

LIC Residents Want New Waterfront High School to Have Eco Curriculum

Residents hope that IS/HS 404 in Long Island City will emphasize the environment.

Elm Park »

Green Charter School Pushes to Open on Staten Island

The enviornmental school, the only one in NYC, will submit its application next month to the state.

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