What is An ESCO? What does ESCO Stand For?

May 24, 2018

If you are new to the world of energy efficiency, you likely have a lot of questions. What is an ESCO? What does ESCO stand for? How can it help you with your energy needs? As you strive…

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Guide to recycling (as a tribute to International Recycling Day on 5/17)

May 16, 2018

Understanding How to Recycle May 17th is a day to place the spotlight on recycling. The history of recycling may seem relatively new. However, since the dawn of time, the idea of making use of food, clothing…

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Eco-friendly Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 9, 2018

Mother’s Day is a very special day worthy of a thoughtful gift to show Mom how special she is and how much you love her. Coming up with Mother’s Day gift ideas that are original and exciting can…

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Kiwi Energy Continues to Assist GrowNYC in Annual Plant Sale

May 2, 2018

  Every year, GrowNYC hosts an Annual Spring Plant Sale to give community groups the opportunity to buy flowers, herbs, plants, and vegetables from Greenmarket farmers at wholesale prices. This annual sale has…

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4 Easy Tips for Reducing Your Food Waste at Home

April 25, 2018

From uneaten leftovers to spoiled produce, most people don’t realize how much food they’re throwing away daily. According to the EPA, approximately 95% of the food we throw away ends up in landfills. By managing food sustainably and reducing…

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Earth Day Actions that Make an Impact Year-Round

April 18, 2018

Earth day is on its way! Observed annually on April 22nd, more than 1 billion people worldwide take part in what is currently the largest civic-focused day of action on the planet. Many of us may be trying to figure…

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5 Ways to Stop Using Disposable Products

April 11, 2018

With the rising amount of waste in landfills, many people have chosen to take action and have opted for a little to no waste lifestyle. If you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon, there are many small ways in which…

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Happy National Walking Day

April 4, 2018

The American Heart Association sponsors this day to remind us all of the many benefits of walking. Countless studies have shown that taking walks in nature can improve overall well-being and health. Some of these benefits include improved cardiovascular health,…

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4 Easy Ways to Green Your Fitness Routine

March 28, 2018

From running on a treadmill to overusing plastic water bottles, whether you realize it or not, your workout regimen might be wreaking havoc on the environment. The good news is that, with spring among us and the temperatures finally warming…

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International Day of Forests

March 21, 2018

International Day of Forests was established on the 21st of March to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance all of types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations. As a company, we’re committed to…

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Spring Cleaning Tips for an Energy Efficient Home

March 14, 2018

With the first day of spring a few days away, it’s time to get ready for spring cleaning! The new season is a refreshing opportunity for all of us to discover new ways to save both energy and money. To…

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Solar Appreciation Day

March 7, 2018

Friday is Solar Appreciation Day, which was created to build awareness of the many benefits of solar energy and its ability to help create more sustainable lifestyles and businesses. Our sun has been shining for over four and a…

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Items that Can NOT Go into the Recycling Bin

February 28, 2018

Recycling: Most of us have been doing it for as long as we can remember. Although it may seem simple to determine what does or does not belong in a recycling bin, unfortunately, it’s not that straight forward. To help…

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Managing Energy Vampires with an Advanced Power Strip

February 21, 2018

Most households today have multiple TVs, computers, appliances, etc. While these handy electronics and appliances offer many features that entertain us or help us be more productive, the energy consumed by all of these gadgets in our homes can add…

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Show Mother Nature Some Love this Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018

For most of us, February 14th evokes images of heart-shaped boxes, stuffed teddy bears, and blissful couples.  But of all the things we have to celebrate, Mother Nature might just be the most amazing of them all. Through food and water,…

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4 Ways to Achieve Maximum Warmth with Minimal Costs

February 7, 2018

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for 48% of the energy usage in a typical U.S. home, making it the largest energy expense for most homes. Additionally, during the winter time, when we all spend…

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7 Easy Ways to Naturally Increase the Humidity in Your Home

January 31, 2018

The humidity in the air is an important factor for your health throughout the year. Dry air in your home has been known to aggravate respiratory problems and increase your chances of catching the cold or flu.  Additionally, when the…

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The Ecogold Environmental Foundation Sponsors 2017 Envirothon

September 21, 2017

The Ecogold Environmental Foundation Sponsors 2017 Envirothon  The Ecogold Environmental Fund was thrilled to sponsor the 2017 NCF-Envirothon this summer and to contribute to the top three scoring teams’ cash prizes. The Envirothon is a leading environmental education…

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La Casita Verde 2017 Fall Events

August 21, 2017

Open to the General Public, the 2017 Fall Events at La Casita Verde are All Great Ways to Enjoy the New Season As a continuation of the partnership between Kiwi Energy and La Casita Verde, New…

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Demonstration Park

June 27, 2017

Kiwi Energy staff joins GrowNYC at their Demonstration Garden at McCarren Park On June 2nd, the Kiwi Energy staff rolled up their sleeves and spent the day with GrowNYC at their new urban farming project Demonstration Garden, located…

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GrowNYC’s Annual Spring Plant Sale

May 17, 2017

Kiwi Energy joins GrowNYC during their Annual Spring Plant Sale Every year since 1986, GrowNYC’s Annual Spring Plant Sale has provided community gardens and other organizations the opportunity to purchase a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowering plants…

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Operation Tree and Plant Rescue

October 14, 2016

Kiwi Energy team joins La Casita Verde on tree and plant rescue mission in Williamsburg garden The staff at Kiwi Energy spent the day helping La Casita Verde staff dig out and rescue plants and trees from a…

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Ride The BQT

June 7, 2016

Transportation Alternatives launches Brooklyn Queens Tour In just under a week Transportation Alternatives will launch the Brooklyn Queens Tour or BQT. A friendly non-competitive ride that combines the former Tour de Brooklyn and Tour de Queens giving riders…

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Future Leaders

April 21, 2016

Kiwi Energy is Proud to Partner with Wild Forests and Fauna (WildFF) on their Future Leaders Program  Did you know that some of the most important trees in the world live in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest? These…

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Growing A Community Garden

April 6, 2016

Green Guerillas Continues to Strengthen and Preserve Urban Gardens in NYC Over the last few years’ community gardening has been on the rise as increasing numbers of urban dwellers realize the benefits of local produce and the importance…

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BGI Half + 5

October 18, 2015

Kiwi Energy sponsors BGI and South Brooklyn Running Club’s Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon and 5K for the second year  On Sunday, October 18 2015, Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), in partnership with South Brooklyn Running Club, hosted the Brooklyn Greenway Half – the…

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Transportation Alternatives NYC Century Bike Tour 2015

September 10, 2015

Kiwi Energy Team will be Participating in TransAlt’s NYC Century Bike Tour this Year! The NYC Century Bike Tour is a true ride of passage, now in its 26th year, the NYC Century is unlike any other bike…

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BGI Epic 2015

July 25, 2015

Kiwi Energy and Ecogold to Support the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative for the 2015 BGI Epic Ride The BGI Epic Ride is a great event that promotes Brooklyn Greenway’s Initiative’s plan for the development and long-term stewardship…

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Grow NYC Coney Island Pumping Station

July 24, 2015

Kiwi Energy and the Ecogold Environmental Fund Volunteered with GrowNYC at the Historic Coney Island Pumping Station and Urban Farm The Coney Island Pumping Station was designed by noted architect Irwin Chanin and built in 1938 but was deactivated…

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Green Guerillas Youth Powered Urban Farm

July 18, 2015

Kiwi Energy and the Ecogold Environmental Fund are Excited to Participate and Support Green Guerrilla’s Youth-Powered Urban Farm in Crown Heights Green Guerrillas uses a unique mix of education, organization, and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens…

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