Western Queens Compost Initiative

The WQCI is a dynamic partnership of CSA's, gardeners, and youth & civic associations, providing leadership, service, and education in composting!

NEEDS: $0 of 517

Solar Arbor at 6/15 Green

Solar Electric Energy Project will be expanded and include mini green roof. Hands-on workshops show New Yorkers that solar technology is a practical reality.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,023

Shade Garden at DeWitt Clinton Park

This is an individual, ongoing restorative and maintenance project in a small NYC park in Hell's Kitchen area performed on a volunteer basis.

NEEDS: $0 of 173 + Volunteers

Rockaway Rain Reuse System

We will tackle issues surrounding storm water management by maximizing the potential uses of water by designing and constructing water catchments system.

NEEDS: $0 of 345

PS 11 Garden

Help us get a new composter for PS 11's school garden.

NEEDS: $0 of 316

All People's Garden

The project for which we are asking funding would help us plant the backyard area. We'll plant seasonal vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce) in raised beds.

NEEDS: $1,456 of 1,620 + Volunteers

PS 11 Farm Market

Tent for PS 11's Farm Market - which is student-run and sells local, organic produce from a NYS Farm.

NEEDS: $0 of 403

Our Neck Of The Woods

Kids and adults will plant flowers around ugly tree stumps, make curb-your-dog signs, and install waste-bag dispensers, to deal with waste and beautify.

NEEDS: $0 of 616 + Volunteers

Nutritional Detectives

Nutrition Detectives helps kids measure and compare healthy food items.

NEEDS: $0 of 52

Lovely Little Storage Shed

It's not sexy, but it's so important. Our tools are getting rusty and hazardous. Our brand new community garden needs a storage shed!

NEEDS: $0 of 345

Let's Talk Trash, Beyond the Can

Let's Talk Trash, Beyond the Can, is the beginning of a beautiful movement, trash cans that will live permanently in Astoria Park.

NEEDS: $0 of 425 + Volunteers

Kids for Compost!

Help us turn our school lunch waste into soil we can use! With compost bins and supplies, we will reduce our environmental impact and learn about science.

NEEDS: $0 of 337

Jackson Heights 78th Street Playstreet

The 78th St. Play Street turns an under-utilized street in park-starved Jackson Heights into public open space for sports, arts and social interaction.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,402

Going Green in Queens 2011

Going Green is an annual greening,network and educational conference designed to make us all more environmentally aware.

NEEDS: $0 of 443 + Volunteers

Garden Food

To give student at our school a chance to learn about farming, gardening, and healthy eating.

NEEDS: $0 of 162 + Volunteers

Food for Thought

Students will create and maintain a vegetable garden, and develop awareness in healthful eating habits and a respect for the earth that provides us food.

NEEDS: $0 of 375

Farm City

Educational programs investigate urban agricultural practices in which farmers, environmentalists, architects & artists share experience, skills & intentions.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,240 + Volunteers

Composting in North Brooklyn

Help us install a new fence that will help to keep us separated from our doggy friends next door and improve overall site operations.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,471 + Volunteers

Composting Class

Our compost project teaches the benefits of composting, provides bins and worms, and instructions on and how to start and keep a bin.

NEEDS: $0 of 115 + Volunteers

Compost-o-rama

The jack 'o' lantern and leaf project is a sure way to bring in more members of our community and expand our compost education program.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,080 + Volunteers

Chelsea Street Tree Signage Exhibit

Raise environmental consciousness using art and creative campaigns through the implementation of street tree signs and tree guards.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,776

Car-Free Astoria Water Walk on Shore Blvd

The Astoria Park Alliance is programming a car-free Shore Blvd on August 1, 8, and 15. Help us open the streets to people to make programs free for all ages!

NEEDS: $0 of 972

Canning Workshop

This program to teach the basics and benefits of canning.

NEEDS: $0 of 144 + Volunteers

Bushwick Library Community Garden

The Bushwick Public Library Children's Garden Project will protect green space, encourage gardening, and foster good stewardship practices.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,150 + Volunteers

Brooklyn Park Glass

Collecting and recycling broken glass in Brooklyn parks.

NEEDS: $0 of 227 + Volunteers

Bellerose Beautification Project

<p>The project will enhance tree health and the overall green presence along Jericho Turnpike,Bellerose. This will help overall cleanliness and beautification.</p>

NEEDS: $0 of 288

Abraham Lincoln Seniors Glory Gardens

Glory Gardens wishes: 2 gardens with flowers, plants & healthy veggies. It keeps the seniors occupied and gives them a sense of pride.

NEEDS: $0 of 540 + Volunteers

5th Annual St George Day Festival

The St George Day Festival encourages environmental stewardship through storytelling, spectacle and innovative educational & community-building activities.

NEEDS: $0 of 540

Composting the Five Borough Bike Ride

Composting the Five Borough Bike Tour will reduce waste being trucked out, and create compost for five school gardens.

NEEDS: $0 of 428 + Volunteers

Going Green in Queens 2012

Going Green in Queens is an annual networking, educational and greening conference, free and open to the public. Coming March 24, 2012!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,038 + Volunteers

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