Recycle Electronic Waste Responsibility

Attention, #StarrettFamily! Do you know how to recycle various electronics? We have options! Starrett-Lehigh is now partnering with Think Zero to safely and secured get rid of your unneeded electronics. Full details can be found here!

A Year in Review: 2017

2017 was an amazing year for the Starrett-Lehigh Team. Our community hosted almost 30 events around social responsibility ranging from; sustainability, NYC carbon challenge, climate change, gentrification, Starrett-pride week, food, toy, book, and blood drives, celebrating national bike month, and charity dog adoptions. These initiatives gave us the opportunity to collectively share what is important  … Read more

The Rooftop Garden – The Origin Story

Starrett-Lehigh is dedicated to being as environmentally friendly as possible. To continue on the green path, we partnered with Action Carting to build a rooftop garden. The Rooftop Garden started as an idea and concept; how we took the concept and made it a reality is best explained in the below video.  If you  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh Participates in the NYC Carbon Challenge

The Starrett-Lehigh Building not only strives to be New York City’s most sustainable building, but also strives to inspire others in real estate to follow suit. NYC Climate Week is the perfect time to do just that. In addition to hosting The Marketplace of the Future, Starrett-Lehigh spoke to commercial real estate owners and tenants  … Read more

Cross the Bridge to a Sustainable Future

When you’re thirsty, do you grab a plastic water bottle from the fridge or do you fill a reusable bottle with tap water? Dopper hopes you do the latter. Dopper is a social enterprise whose mission is to live in a world where people are aware of the environment, where we actively reduce single-use plastic  … Read more

Closing The “Class Divide”

Last week, in front of over 120 engaged, energetic, and incredible people, three stories wrapped themselves together to start something new. It is not quite clear yet what this new story will become, but you can help write it. This first story is about a few members of the Centre for Social Innovation and residents of the  … Read more

GreenHomeNYC Tours Starrett-Lehigh’s Rooftop Garden

As many of you are aware by now, The Starrett-Lehigh Building is a community-focused commercial real estate building which recognizes the importance of being an energy efficient building. In this spirit, the building management team is experimenting and learning about community supported agriculture and rooftop gardening to compliment the building’s sustainability goals and socially responsible,  … Read more

Check Out the BuddhaBooth Newsletter

The Starrett-Lehigh Management Team is constantly exploring new ways to help its tenants be more productive and create the right balance in the work place. Corporate Wellness Programs have been around for a long time; as a landlord, Starrett-Lehigh sees value in supporting companies and employees from a whole building perspective. One way is creating  … Read more

Donate Your Old Clothes to Re-fashioNYC at Starrett-Lehigh!

Starrett-Lehigh is proud to announce it’s newest “Zero Waste” initiative: partnering with re-fashioNYC! Did you know that every year NYC residents throw out approximately 200,000 tons of clothing, towels, blankets, curtains, shoes, handbags, belts, and other textiles and apparel? re-fashioNYC, a collaboration between the NYC Department of Sanitation and Housing Works, redirects these items towards  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh Partners with AHRC and SHREDability

Until June 22, AHRC, NYC’s secured document shredding company, SHREDability, is promoting an eco-friendly initiative at The Starrett-Lehigh Building. In partnership with AHRC and SHREDability, Starrett-Lehigh is offering FREE Regular and Confidential document shredding services for all tenants at Starrett-Lehigh. When: May 18 to June 22, 2017 File drop off location: Starrett-Lehigh lobby *Containers will also be located sporadically around  … Read more

Before the Flood, Community Screening and Eco-Fair at Starrett-Lehigh

Starrett-Lehigh and Centre for Social Innovation are hosting a community screening of Before the Flood on April 20th at 6pm, in an effort to initiate a culture of forward-thinking sustainability throughout the building. Who is invited: Building tenants, students, general public, all interested in climate change What is happening: A film screening of the documentary Before the  … Read more