Posted in February 2013

Recycling Electronic Waste

Recycling Electronic Waste


  The E-Waste Alliance Network has partnered with S & L Appliance Company, located at 40-03 Bell Boulevard, to help residents dispose of their electronic waste in a free and environmentally friendly way. Please contact S & L at 718-225-3300 prior to your visit to make sure that they can accept your e-waste. For more … Continue reading


Originally posted on Why Leave Bayside?:
A visit to Oakland Lake in Bayside can always guarantee some great photo ops! If you feel the call of nature and don’t want to travel too far, this park has plenty of birds and waterfowl all year long. And if you’re a photo nut like I am, I’m…


Originally posted on Why Leave Bayside?:
Alley Pond Environmental Center Animal Care Trainee Saturday-February 23, 21013  10:00am until 12:00pm Would you like to help us care for APEC’s animals? This program teaches children about the interesting job of an animal caretaker. Children will have hands-on experience in feeding, brushing, cleaning and learning all about the needs of…

Grow More Vegetables

Grow More Vegetables


Get great tips from the Queens Botanical Garden on how to Grow More Vegetables Grow More Vegetables Citywide The Grow More Vegetables Citywide Certificate Series is a free edible gardening course designed to teach the best organic techniques for growing vegetables safely and effectively, particularly in urban settings. This course, offered to those who will pass … Continue reading

​FIPEL Lights May Offer Alternative to LED

​FIPEL Lights May Offer Alternative to LED


LEDs may seem to be the peak of efficient lighting technology, but they aren’t perfect, and that doesn’t mean that other technologies aren’t being explored. Recently, scientists from Wake Forest University announced a new kind of light called FIPEL, which stands for “field-induced polymer electroluminescent.” If it performs as promised, it offers several advantages over … Continue reading