clubs go green
by Tiffany Chang, 12/01/2008
By day, many young New Yorkers dutifully sort their recyclables and tote their groceries in reusable cloth bags. By night, however, they’re frequenting nightclubs and bars with booming sound systems, flashing lights and overflowing trashcans—experiences that are likely to elicit more than just a twinge of guilt. But a new wave of eco-friendly clubs and bars is working on reining in the material excesses of their venues. Here’s a round-up.