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New Green City 2012 - October 10, 2012

For the past 6 years, GrowNYC has presented NEW GREEN CITY, New York Citys largest annual green event, and we'll be back in Union Square for New Green City 2012 on October 10 friom 10 am until 5 pm.

New Green City is a hands-on, free event full day of action and dialogue, alongside our Union Square Greenmarket, where participants of all ages can learn how to live a low impact lifestyle in New York City! Activities include:

Relevant, action-oriented workshops led by The New School and others

Numerous interactive exhibits and hands-on learning

DIY tutorials on weatherization techniques

Walk through "Recyclarium" and learn how 3Rs work hosted by Sims Metal Management

Learn about New York City'sbike share program with Citibank

Watch chefs go head to head at a Solar Cook-Off with locally grown, seasonal food

Make Green Art for All Ages

Kids Korner with interactive activities to teach children about conservation

Onsite compost drop-off and recycling for textiles and cell phones

Meet local leaders in the sustainability movement

Buy farm fresh produce at one of the countrys largest and best Greenmarkets

...and so much more!


2011 New Green City

150,000 attendees

New School curated all-day mini-lectures on subjects from issues of food, sustainable design, and public policy

Media coverage and promotion including Village Voice

Participation from 40 groups, including: Greenmarket, Film Biz Recycling, Slow Food, Sustainable NYC, and NYC Department of Parks, Buildings, Transportation and Sanitation

Union Square scavenger hunt

Meet Your Recycler panel with the Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Sanitations Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling, GrowNYC, and Sims Recycling Solutions.

Click through below to see a slideshow of images from New Green City 2011!