Low-Waste-Week Initiative at Starrett-Lehigh Sheds Light on Goal of Zero Waste

The Starrett-Lehigh Building is committed to Zero Waste. Last year Starrett-Lehigh participated in the NYC Mayor’s Office Zero Waste Challenge, an experience that has since set in motion future goals for The Starrett-Lehigh Building. As those at Starrett-Lehigh prepare for 2017 and sort through the initiatives and programs the building management team plans to focus  … Read more

Low-Waste-Week Initiative at Starrett-Lehigh Sheds Light on Goal of Zero Waste

The Starrett-Lehigh Building is committed to Zero Waste. Last year Starrett-Lehigh participated in the NYC Mayor’s Office Zero Waste Challenge, an experience that has since set in motion future goals for The Starrett-Lehigh Building. As those at Starrett-Lehigh prepare for 2017 and sort through the initiatives and programs the building management team plans to focus  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh is on a Journey to Discover the Path to Become WELL Certified™

Join Starrett-Lehigh on an adventure over the next 2 months as we follow the BuddhaBooth® around to claim our calm. The purpose of this journey and exploration is to identify the various elements that make up WELL Certification for a commercial building. BuddhaBooth is the vehicle in which we are going to tell this story.  … Read more

The Highly Acclaimed HBO Documentary “Class Divide” 

Directed by Starrett-Lehigh tenant and long-term neighborhood resident Marc Levin of Blowback Productions, “Class Divide” tells a story about hyper gentrification and rising economic disparities in West Chelsea. Levin gives us a glimpse into the lives of people from both sides of the block, and the shared desire to reimagine what’s possible for West Chelsea.  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh Recognized with New York Energy Consumer Council’s Energy New York Award 2016

The Starrett-Lehigh Building is a thriving community within itself. Many tenants within The Starrett-Lehigh Building have extended relationships in the West Chelsea community beyond 601 West 26th Street. The property management team’s goal is to share its initiatives with our tenants and the broader community. In this spirit the Starrett-Lehigh team is spearheading the creation of the  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh’s Mitchell Grant Featured in ‘Positive Change’ Q&A with I Am VARG

Social Activist Mitchell Grant for Positive Change “I think speaking up and not necessarily have all the answers but to still be willing to voice your opinion, […] If it’s important to you and you’re passionate about it – you should pursue it – regardless what people say!” Mitchell being a busy man with tons  … Read more

Recycling at Starrett-Lehigh

Over the next several weeks and continuing throughout the summer the property management team at Starrett-Lehigh will be hosting a number of recycling pop-up events in the building. The purpose is to bring awareness to employees of our goal of having this building recycle 100% of its collective waste by the end of the year.  … Read more

Composting at Starrett-Lehigh

The Starrett-Lehigh Building is on a mission to be a more stainable building. In this spirit RXR Realty voluntarily enrolled in The Mayor’s Office Zero Waste Challenge. The Zero Waste Challenge is all about recycling and putting zero waste into landfills. As the property management team at Starrett-Lehigh gears up for the second half of  … Read more

RXR Realty and Con Edison Host West Chelsea Energy Alliance Discussion at Starrett-Lehigh

RXR Realty and Con Edison hosted an energy luncheon and discussion panel on May 19, 2016 for landlords and building owners in the West Chelsea Community. The event showed how financial incentives from Con Edison and NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) can offset the cost of significant energy efficiency improvements. The  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh Joins Red Nose Day

Wear your nose together with Starrett-Lehigh and get your colleagues to take a selfie. Do you think that’s impossible? – Nope! We’ve already done it! Join the FUN-raising event of the year and get seriously silly for Red Nose Day! It’s amazing how a little money can make huge changes to people’s lives. Starrett-Lehigh encourages  … Read more

Waste Removal/Recycling & Composting Program at Starrett-Lehigh

A recent facility management meeting at Starrett-Lehigh was help to review the new NYC Department of Sanitation (DOS) guidelines. In order to educate tenants, Starrett-Lehigh’s Property Management team complied a panel of speakers from DOS, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Starrett-Lehigh’s carting vendor, and the building’s composting partner. The group discussed DOS regulations, providing building  … Read more