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June 22, 2015

E=MC2. That is, Energy (in the form of dirt) = Much Composting. Or...something like that. Point is - there’s a lot of energy and movement in the world of NYC composting right now, and wanted our East River State Park Summer Series how to get in on the action!

 

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September 16, 2014

On September 10th, 2014, The Human Impacts Institute co-hosted the Screening Premiere in NYC of Food Forward, a new PBS series about Americans transforming our food.  After screening the pilot episode and a few clips from various other episodes covering issues from com...

June 27, 2014

Food makes up the largest percentage of waste going into municipal landfills, accounting for over 21% of total waste. This waste could be prevented, used to feed people, or composted to create a valuable soil amendment. Reducing food losses by just 15% would feed more...

June 17, 2014

“You are what you eat!” This idiom has become the poster child for promoting health and awareness in food intake, connecting concerned mothers with other health conscious like-minded individuals. This phrase originates in 1826 from Anthelme Brillat-Savarin’s words, “De...

June 6, 2014

With a growing world population, farming and sustainability are boundlessly intertwined and at the heart of global issues. How can we feed all of the hungry people on earth? How can we maximize arable land? When considering such daunting questions, addressing one facet...

October 30, 2013

The Human Impacts Institute had a sweet start to its 10 Days of Climate Action events. As the first of the ten climate-themed events, the launch party was designed to reach a new crowd of prospective HII participants from amongst the usual patrons at the Little Cupcake...

October 23, 2013

On behalf of Human Impacts Institute, I recently traveled to Panama and Costa Rica for an international exchange program funded by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Professional Fellows Division. The Economic Empowerment Program (E...

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