Post Tagged with: "FreshDirect"

Kellie Terry, executive director at The Point CDC, speaks at a forum at Hostos Community College on March 18, about the need for environmentally-friendly businesses. (Photo by Annamarya Scaccia via The Hunts Point Express)

Ensuring Eco-Friendly Biz in South Bronx

Bronx, Business, Environment, Health March 20, 2015 at 5:31 pm

Community activists want the city to require environmental impact statements from businesses located in the South Bronx, The Hunts Point Express reports.

Worrying About FreshDirect in the Bronx

Worrying About FreshDirect in the Bronx

Bronx, Environment, Featured Posts, Video March 5, 2015 at 1:36 pm

In this video a mother and daughter in the South Bronx, both of whom suffer from asthma, consider the consequences of FreshDirect’s move into the neighborhood.

South Bronx Marches for Climate Change

South Bronx Marches for Climate Change

Bronx, Environment, Featured Posts September 22, 2014 at 5:43 pm

Tired of being the “junk yard” of the city, residents say they want “green jobs.”

Residents at a June 27 meeting at Hostos Community College demanded FreshDirect officials return to answer more questions from the Community Board. (Photo by Joe Hirsch via Mott Haven Herald)

Pollution, Congestion Fears Over FreshDirect’s Move to South Bronx

Bronx, Economy, Environment, Food July 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm

Online grocer FreshDirect’s plans to relocate to Port Morris in the South Bronx has generated opposition from local community members. Passions ran high during the first contact between FreshDirect, South Bronx residents and Community Board 1 at a June 27 meeting, reports the Mott Haven Herald.

FreshDirect is hoping to start construction on new headquarters in the Bronx. (Photo via Flickr, Creative Commons License)

No Welcome Mat for FreshDirect in the Bronx

Bronx, Business, Environment, Food, In the News March 21, 2013 at 2:40 pm

FreshDirect’s plan to build new headquarters in the Mott Haven has a good and a bad side, but neighbors rather have a full environmental impact study to evaluate how the added traffic and pollution will impact already high asthma rates, reports El Diario-La Prensa.