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COMPOST feat. DiorNoel - A Portrait of the NYC Composting Community
“Compost”, the new single from eco-rappers
Nate and Hila, breaks down how we can recycle our organic waste, and why it is so important for the future of our communities and our planet. The song also features a guest appearance from Bronx rapper, compost master, and activist DiorNoel.
The music video documents New York City’s vibrant compost scene, showcasing community compost sites across the five boroughs. The NYC compost program has recently been defunded and some of its most crucial sites are being evicted. This compost anthem responds to that crisis and provides a catchy, warm-hearted introduction to the fundamentals of transforming food scraps into soil.
The video features community compost sites and composters of NYC
Nate and Hila's Ecological Smorgasbord
Nate & Hila
Compost (feat. DiorNoel) - A Portrait of the NYC Composting Community
“Compost” is dedicated to the citizens of New York City who make community composting a reality. Save your scraps, and call on NYC to bring back it’s municipal composting program! Stream the single on Spotify: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/nateandhila/compost-feat-dior-noel Buy on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/compost-feat-dior-noel-single/1559765330?uo=4&app=itunes Check of DiorNoel’s GreenFeen Organix: https://greenfeenorganix.com/ Zero-Waste Costumes by Hailey Benson @sexysustainability_ Beat by the great LitKidBeats: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWGfqlVAmeFQ112xsa3278w And if you live in NYC, get involved with one of the community composting organizations featured in this video: - Astoria Pug (Queens) - Big Reuse (Queen) - BK ROT (Brooklyn) - Compost Power (NYC) - Green Feen (Bronx) - Groundcycle (Brooklyn) - LES Ecology Center (Manhattan) - North Brooklyn Compost (Brooklyn) - Red Hook Compost Site (Brooklyn) - Smiling Hogshead Ranch (Queens) - Snug Harbor (Staten Island) - William B. Washington Memorial Garden (Manhattan)
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20 Climate Solutions in 4.5 Minutes - Eco Rap
Subscribe for more eco-raps! Beat by GC (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCagmNQxlbN62BJv5b6dF8VA); with an additional sample from a beat by Deadbeat (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYzf_MMi_Z9TyEjUEWSqW9g) Inspired in part by Daniel Pinchbeck’s “How Soon Is Now?: The Handbook for Global Change”. Also inspired by NYC Climate Week 2019. Note: this is not pretending to be an exhaustive inventory of climate solutions, nor a nuanced presentation of those it mentions. Just a little reminder of some of the possibilities. This video is for non-profit educational purposes; any proprietary visuals or sounds are used solely with that intent. If I used anything of yours that I failed to credit, please let me know and we'll rectify it!
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Plastic Free July 2020: PSA
It's #PlasticFreeJuly! A month dedicated to raising awareness of single-use plastics, in which we commit to not purchasing them. Only 9% of the plastic thats ever been created gets recycled. The rest of it is polluting our water, our soil, and destroying ecosystems. Also, plastic doesn't fully recycle, it "down-cycles" and pollutes in the process. Plastic doesn't break down, so once it's created it's with us for a very very long time. Plastic is a known endocrine disruptor. composed of hydro carbon chains made from oil. Deciding to go Plastic-Free or Zero-Waste can be a great personal practice. But if all you're doing in your environmental activism is buying lots of new plastic-free gear and taking instagram photos, You're missing the fact that many people do not have access to zero-waste, organic, plastic free goods. That needs to change. Also should out to all the angels who are distributing water at protests and marches. It's not about boycotting Poland Spring at the cost of not having water for protests, it's about simultaneously advocating for public water stations all over the city, for making sure water is always accessible and free. Those most effected by pollution and environmental crimes are black and brown people, the environmental movement began and will be lead by black and indigenous people. We need to support the fight for environmental justice actively. 💚It is not enough to be isolated in your own personal environmental justice journey.💚 This year we are joining @plasticfreejuly in this summertime call to action. Current events have caused disruptions in many of our lives and routines of late; so we made this video to demonstrate that zero-waste and plastic-free practices are still doable in this era, and that in fact they're more important than ever. Music: Mr Lucky by De Wolfe Music, from Sounds of the Supermarket, 1975 -- check it out, the whole album is a gem. #ecology #environmentalism #plastic #zerowaste #protests #covid19 #currentevents #plasticfreejuly #plasticfree #bringyourowncup #bringyourownbottle #resuables
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Humanure (Tiny Desk Contest 2018) | Nate & Hila
Please like and subscribe! A song about composting your own poo. For more Nate & Hila content go to https://www.nateandhila.com xoxoxoxo Shot by Kurt Voltmann; lights by Tori No-Pants. lyrics: I was sittin on the shitter I was thinkin ‘bout them critters All the microbes and their litter Munchin on a big ol’ dinner They be eating up my shit like it was a snack pack Digesting poo and pathogens Coming out my fat crack Currently my poo gets mixed with toxic goo producing bio-waste that has nothing to do with me or you It’s mixed with other elements at the facilities to which it ’s sent But if you keep your excrement it could be quite excellent A precious load is sent from your ass to find life again When vegetables soak in postassium and nitrogen Cows do not a possess moo-nopoly on ma-nutrients For human shit too when used properly is fruitful shit You could let it pile high in a compost toilet Or just shit outside, sit back, let it sit and enjoy it Your crap is a cash crop that lands with a splash and plop Snatch it, wash your hands, and watch the land’s plants pop Humanure is heaven sent Bio-gas and nutrients, It cycles backs, it’s common sense Mature your turds and use what’s left It ain’t refuse if you know how to use it Power your motor with your methane Now that’s a bowel movement Keep your shit Reap your shit Eat your shit Be your shit We are shit, we’re people shit Eat shit, be at peace with it See to shit Keep your shit Heap your your shit Heat your shit Eco shit, don’t ego trip Believe in shit, don’t leave your shit If you think about it, the entire universe is just a closed system subsisting on its own waste A giant shit-storm, where you’re the shit, but you’re also the new shit You’re the old shit, the new shit You’re The Shit And you’re a star A quantum field fluctuates, a supernova detonates And it produces you, a piece of waste — the poop the whole defecates A star shart in dark space, a sparked fart, a shard in place Dangling there until it breaks. Sorry if it’s hard to face All was one yet nothing, till the spread of a crack From which the uni-turd emerges till it all flushes back We’re ass kabob asstronaughts, and we all have to ask Was it god that first dropped us, or some random ass? Time’s a long log, linked without suture From the ass of the past to the mouth of the future The old poops out the new, till the new poops the newer The used is the user, the produced the producer It’s doo-doo: what you do’s done to you, the doer The universe is you and you’re a beautiful pooper Universal manure — and you’re what it’s poop is But you nourish it in turn — you are poop with a purpose Keep your shit Reap your shit Eat your shit Be your shit We are shit, we’re people shit Eat shit, be at peace with it See to shit Keep your shit Heap your your shit Heat your shit Eco shit, don’t ego trip Believe in shit, don’t leave your shit Eat that shit Be that shit He that shit She that shit I eat my shit You eat you’re shit? I eat my shit That’s some shit Eat that shit Be that shit He that shit She that shit I eat my shit You eat you’re shit? I eat my shit That’s some shit Infinite shit has happened Shit will happen in its wake And in the end the shit you take is equal to the shit you make Keep your shit Reap your shit Eat your shit Be your shit We are shit, we’re people shit Eat shit, be at peace with it See to shit Keep your shit Heap your your shit Heat your shit Eco shit, don’t ego trip Believe in shit, don’t leave your shit Keep your shit Reap your shit Eat your shit Be your shit We are shit, we’re people shit Eat shit, be at peace with it See to shit Keep your shit Heap your your shit Heat your shit Eco shit, don’t ego trip Believe in shit, don’t leave your shit
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Planet Earth in Manhattan - Nate & Hila
check out www.nateandhila.com for more! Live video conversations with the Earth! Link in bio! Last week, the cutest planet in the observable universe was right here in NYC, talking to people face to face. Ever wondered what it would be like to chat it up with the Earth herself? #earth #ecology #environment #candidcamera #terrestrial
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