In the past year, there were Climate Marches and Fracking Protests and "Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that he would ban high-volume hydrofracking across New York State was a game-changing position that surprised even the most ardent opponents of this controversial process for extracting natural gas. “We were stunned,” said Ramsay Adams, executive director of Catskill Mountainkeeper, which was one of the first groups in New York to raise the alarm about the dangers of fracking." Read more of this article on FRACKING updates HERE
IN COOP NEWS: TerraCycle Collection at The Coop.Today, TerraCycle is a highly-awarded, international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products. TerraCycle is widely considered the world’s leader in the collection and reuse of non-recyclable, post-consumer waste. The Environmental Committee is creating opportunities for Park Slope Coop members to be a part of this great opportunity to RECYCLE even more products.
Here is the info on WHEN first collection is happening: JANUARY 24th and WHAT you can bring. Click on Pictures to enlarge.