Starrett-Lehigh’s Zero Waste Goals

RXR Realty has some exciting waste reduction and diversion goals including: Achieve a portfolio wide landfill diversion rate of 40% by Year End 2019 Achieve a portfolio wide waste reduction of 10% by Year End 2020 (based on the 2019 baseline) We want the Starrett-Lehigh building to be a leader in NYC! To do this we need to reduce  … 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

Help Starrett-Lehigh start a Rooftop Garden by Donating your Used Plastic Water Bottles

In Starrett-Lehigh’s ongoing effort to create a Zero Waste Commercial Building, the property management team is implementing several initiatives which will continue to bring the topic of sustainability to forefront of conversations at 601 West 26th Street. In this sprit, the building team is in the process of creating a Starrett-Lehigh Community Garden. This Garden  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh to Host 3rd Annual EARTH (angel) HOUR with RXR Realty as Title Sponsor

The Starrett-Lehigh Building is thrilled to be joining forces with Earth Angel for the 3rd Annual EARTH (angel) HOUR! The event is a tribute to the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour, a worldwide lights-off movement to unite people to protect the planet and raise awareness about the effects of climate change. Earth Hour was famously  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh Wins BOMA/NY Pinnacle Award for Sustainability and Energy Conservation

RXR is pleased to announce its very own Starrett-Lehigh has won another BOMA/NY Pinnacle Award! Starrett-Lehigh was presented with the 2017 Earth Award, and honor focused exclusively on sustainability and energy conservation management practices. The Earth Award is given out once a year to the building in New York City with the best social responsibly  … 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