Climate Week 2019

When Friday, September 27th began over the Pacific Ocean and East Asia, people were already out, participating in Climate Week marches. As the day spread across the world, millions and millions more joined them, until an estimated 7.6 million people had come out to march for a clean, green world without fossil fuels. Their goal was  … 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

Future of NYC: Sustainability Opportunities & Challenges in Building a Green City

Nowadays everyone is talking about global warming, climate change, CO2 immersions, water and air pollution, recycling, etc. But what do we really know about it? Are we doing anything to prevent it? Even though New York City is home to over 8.5 million people it has started to be a model of environmental responsibility. Every  … Read more

Starrett Lehigh Partners with Action Carting

In 2015 RXR Realty transformed a section of the Starrett-Lehigh loading dock into a Waste Management Center. The center has dedicated areas for separating paper from plastic, and bulk and wet waste from the waste stream. The partnership between Starrett-Lehigh and Action Carting has improved the waste stream flow at Starrett-Lehigh and provided support for  … Read more

Join Be Social Change and RXR Realty’s Mitchell Grant for Sustainability Panel Discussion

RXR Realty’s Mitchell Grant joins Be Social Change as panelist for sustainability discussion on Tuesday, April 19th. Event Details: Panel Discussion: Future of NYC: Sustainability – Opportunities & Challenges in Building a Green City Location: Interface NYC, 140 W 30th Street – on the left side of the restaurant, Till & Sprocket Time: 6PM happy hour, 7PM panel  … Read more