Earth Day came and went, and now you’re quietly backsliding into plastic sandwich bags.
Create a healthier environment you can sustain with Deep Green Living, consultants who give you tools and strategies to build an ecofriendly home. Start off with the Baby Well-Being program, a two-hour session that gives you a room-by-room analysis covering everything from bath water filtration to air-purifying house plants to the best organic diapers on the market.
Once you’ve got the nursery under control, enlist Deep Green Living to help with things like ecolaundering and discerning which preservative-laden foods to toss from your fridge. In the end, you’ll receive an action plan that will set you on the path to a cleaner lifestyle without any dirty little secrets.
Deep Green Living (212-537-3881 or deepgreenliving.com). Bespoke and group sessions, $500.
Picnic in Your Playground
What: Kids of all ages enjoy face painting, live music, puppet shows, and more at this family-friendly benefit in Heckscher Playground.
Why: Help raise money for Playground Partners.
When: Wed., 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Heckscher Playground, Central Park. Enter at 63rd St., at Central Park West. Tickets ($50 and up) online at centralparknyc.org.
Equally Shared Parenting: Finishing the Unfinished Revolution
What: Authors and experts Marc and Amy Vachon lead a discussion about co-parenting and carving out your time.
Why: Find out what it takes to lead a balanced life after kids.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St., at Canal St. (212-601-1000). Tickets ($12) online at 92ytribeca.org.
Toys: the Inside Story
What: This hands-on exhibit encourages children to explore how playthings work.
Why: Experiment with pulleys, gears, and jack-in-the-box spring mechanisms.
When: Sat.-Sept. 18. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., b/t Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway (212-721-1223). Adults and children, $10; under 1, free.
Photo: Courtesy of Deep Green Living