From simple to off the wall sublime - share your creative thinking in making New York a Greener City at nyc.ChangeBy.us -a kind of virtual think tank to explore the whole gamut of ideas submitted by concerned and free thinking citizens. Here are a few clever notions I've garnered from the site: City sponsored Bee Hives. Everyone picks up one piece of litter a day. Window Boxes for All!
More Fountains- the soothing sounds of gurgling water is a documented de-stresser! Forget nickels- charge 50 cent deposits on plastic bottles-- watch the return percentages skyrocket! There's never enough front porches! Plant trees and then plant more trees! Forget the ivy covered cottage- how about an ivy covered 15 story prewar?! Exhibit "A" Way Out West on West End Avenue:
Laurence P. Mitchell