And the Oscar Goes to Harry Belafonte: Co-op Housing Organizer & Lifetime Co-op Activist
On February 22nd, Harry Belafonte was awarded an honorary Oscar and the Jean Hersholt Award at the Academy Awards in Hollywood. The world saw the 87 year old singer, actor and civil rights activist honored for his lifetime contribution to humanitarian causes and social change. Some of us will also know him for being a co-op organizer and lifetime co-op supporter.
Recycling Conscious? Check out these new programs!
Did you miss our recent Recycling Workshop? No worries! here are links to some of the programs we discussed:
NYC Organics Collection Program: This program is a pilot program to collect organic waste from residences. Apartment buildings with 10 or more units can enroll to participate in the program by clicking here.
As participants, your building will recieve educational materials, as well as a free appropriate sized locking organic waste bin, which keeps out pests. Organic waste is 30% of our total waste, so participation can have a huge impact on the cleanliness of your building and NYC!