Operation Tree and Plant Rescue

October 14, 2016

The staff at Kiwi Energy spent the day helping La Casita Verde staff dig out and rescue plants and trees from a garden in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, being donated by its former occupant. La Casita Verde is a community…

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Ride The BQT

June 7, 2016

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 a choice between two routes; a…

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Future Leaders

April 21, 2016

Did you know that some of the most important trees in the world live in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest? These trees absorb carbon dioxide and help reduce the effects of worldwide climate change daily. In addition to the…

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Growing A Community Garden

April 6, 2016

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 of bringing communities together. New York City in particular has seen tremendous growth…

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BGI Half + 5

October 18, 2015

On Sunday, October 18 2015, Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), in partnership with South Brooklyn Running Club, hosted the Brooklyn Greenway Half – the only half marathon and 5K exclusively on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, located on the historic East River waterfront in Brooklyn. The third annual event…

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Transportation Alternatives NYC Century Bike Tour 2015

September 10, 2015

The NYC Century bike tour is a true ride of passage, now in its 26th year, the NYC Century is unlike any other bike tour you’ll find. All routes are designed not only to show riders the diversity of New…

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BGI Epic 2015

July 25, 2015

Kiwi Energy and Ecogold are very excited 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 for the development and long-term stewardship of…

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Grow NYC Coney Island Pumping Station

July 24, 2015

Kiwi Energy and the Ecogold Environmental Fund were very excited to be able to support and volunteer with GrowNYC at the historic Coney Island Pumping Station and urban farm. The Coney Island Pumping Station was designed by noted architect Irwin…

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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 and much…

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Transportation Alternatives- Tour de Queens

July 12, 2015

Kiwi Energy & The Ecogold Environmental Fund is a proud sponsor and participant of the 2015 Transportation Alternatives Tour de Queens The 2015 Tour de Queens starts in Astoria Park, and is approximately 20 miles. Cyclists will be able…

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EarthSpark International

March 23, 2015

Kiwi Energy and The Ecogold Environmental Fund are proud supporters of EarthSpark International. EarthSpark empowers communities by eradicating energy poverty. Efforts are focused in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, where just 25% of households are connected to…

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Earthwatch Teach Earth Program

March 2, 2015

Kiwi Energy is excited to announce that they will be supporting two teachers to participate in the Earthwatch Teach Earth fellowship looking at Climate Change at the Arctic Edge. The live fieldwork brings a unique and…

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Grow NYC Governors Island Teaching Garden

November 21, 2014

Governors Island Teaching Garden was created as a result of the combined efforts of Grow NYC and the Trust for Governors Island, both of whom are delighted to be able to provide this valuable experience to New York City students! Governors…

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La Casita Verde Solar Pagoda

October 17, 2014

The Ecogold Environmental Fund has partnered with La Casita Verde to install a solar powered pagoda at the Williamsburg Brooklyn community garden. La Casita Verde is a Green Thumb NYC Parks community garden that was established in November 2013. The…

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BGI Epic 2014

July 27, 2014

Kiwi Energy will be a sponsor and participant in this year’s BGI Epic Ride The BGI Epic Ride is a great event that promotes Brooklyn Greenway’s Initiative’s for the development and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. When complete,…

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Earn-A-Bike Program

June 18, 2014

Kiwi Energy and Ecogold are proud to partner with Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB) and provide them with 100 Bern Unlimited helmets for Recycle-A-Bicycle’s Earn-A-Bike program! Earn-A-Bike gives students in school-based programs the opportunity to earn a bicycle once…

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Grow NYC Annual Plant Sale

May 3, 2014

Kiwi Energy will be volunteering in the GrowNYC annual plant sale Every year since 1986, GrowNYC holds an annual Spring Plant Sale in order to provide community groups with perennial and annual flowering plants, herbs, and vegetables from Greenmarket farmers at…

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Grow to Learn Aquaponics Farm Project

March 7, 2014

Kiwi Energy is a proud supporter of Grow to Learn’s aquapontics farm project Grow To Learn was established by GrowNYC to inspire, facilitate and promote the creation of a sustainable school garden in each and every public school across…

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BGI Half 2013

October 20, 2013

Kiwi Energy is a proud sponsor and participant in this year’s Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K! The Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K is a great event to promote Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s for the development and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn…

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BGI Epic 2013

July 27, 2013

Kiwi Energy is a proud sponsor and participant of this year’s BGI Epic Ride. The BGI Epic Ride is a great event that promotes Brooklyn Greenway’s Initiative’s for the development and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. When complete,…

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