For your next movie night, check out the Freshkills FreshFlicks staff picks. Take a trip down memory lane with a Fresh Perspective, with films that are just as environmentally relevant today!
Explore different environmental topics by clicking on the titles in our queue....MORE
Just under 200 years ago, the modern world began the transition from steam power to electrical power. In 1831, the discovery of an electric current in a wire ignited the second industrial revolution. While people were initially hesitant to experiment with electricity, integrating this new form of power into their lives led to more reliable energy, basic lighting and long-distance communication....MORE
New York City Parks encompass more than 300,000 acres of land, about 14% of the city. These parks and open spaces include many restored wetlands that are open to the public. Some examples include Bush Terminal Park in Brooklyn, Brookfield Park in Staten Island, Swindler Cove in Manhattan, and Soundview Park in the Bronx....MORE
It’s National Bike Month and even if we are on lockdown, biking is a great way to enjoy outdoor time, get some exercise and lift our spirits. If you want to get a little more competitive, join the National Bike Challenge and log your miles at https://www.lovetoride.net/usa...MORE
All life is supported by pollinators. Pollinators are essential for plant reproduction because they move pollen from one part of the plant to another which helps the plant produce seeds. Bees are one of the most well-known pollinators on the planet, but flies, butterflies, bats, and birds also play an important role in plant reproduction....MORE
Freshkills Park, once the world’s largest landfill, has been reclaimed and transformed into native grasslands. Landfills are not a sustainable technique for managing our waste and we need to explore alternatives for reducing our household waste streams to minimize and eventually eliminate the need for them....MORE