Perennial Garden

Energy Efficiency

Creating a More Energy-Efficient Garden

By minimizing our impact on the city’s electrical grid and working year after year to streamline our use of resources, The New York Botanical Garden has become a leader in institutional sustainability. See how our ongoing work to modernize our buildings and infrastructure is making the Garden a cleaner, more efficient part of New York’s cultural landscape.

Composting restrooms in the Edible Academy

Composting Restrooms

New composting toilets installed at NYBG use modern aeration and filtration technology to transform organic waste into clean compost, reducing its volume by over 90%.