Earth Day New York 2016


Earth Day New York 2016 in Union Square:  We had a fantastic time at our Earth Day New York 2016 events in Union Square on Sunday, April 17.  The events were host to dozens of exhibitors, interactive displays, live performances, and kids' activities.  We presented our annual Earth Day Initiative / NRDC-NY Awards to chef Tom Colicchio, DSNY Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, and urban farmer and food justice advocate Karen Washington and hosted public officials to talk about green initiatives like #carfreenyc.


Earth Day 5K Green Tour:  This spring we also held our second annual Earth Day 5K Green Tour on Friday, April 22.  It's a 5K with a twist as we raise money for our year-round environmental education programs and participate in a walking tour of great sites int he city, such as the Lowline, the world's first underground park), the eco-friendly 1 Hotel Central Park, the Natural Gourmet Institute, as well as a sneak peak of a new nature documentary, Love Thy Nature.  It was a fantastic way for friends, family, classmates, and coworkers to get outside on Earth Day and explore some of the great green sites in NYC.  


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