WE GIVE A SHUCK

What if you could have a POSITIVE environmental footprint while having a great time eating, drinking and learning all about oysters? Well, now you can, if you #GiveAShuck!

The math below reveals some truly staggering results!

Check it out to discover how big of a difference The OysterHood and Billion Oyster Project can make to our local estuarine ecosystems of New York Harbor with with just one New York Oyster Week!

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FOR JUST ONE NYOW EVENT

Oyster shells recycled in just 1 event:

2,000 SHELLS*

New oysters created from these shells (20 per shell):

40,000 NEW OYSTERS

Gallons of New York water filtered a day by by 40,000 oysters:

2,000,000 GALLONS

Gallons of NY harbor water filtered a year by 40,000 oysters:

14.6 MILLION GALLONS

Acres of oyster reef created:

0.1 ACRES

0. acres creates new habitat / life:

MILLION CRITTERS (1 million critters per acre)

1.65 acres creates new habitat / life:

16.5 MILLION CRITTERS (10 million critters per acre)

ALL NYOW EVENTS

Oyster shells recycled at New York Oyster Week 2012-18:

67,500 SHELLS*

New oysters created from these shells (20 per shell):

1,350,000 NEW OYSTERS

Gallons of New York water filtered a day by by 1.35 million oysters:

67,500,000 GALLONS

Gallons of NY harbor water filtered a year by 1.35 million oysters:

25 BILLION GALLONS

Acres of oyster reef created:

0.65 ACRES

0.65 acres create new habitat / life:

6.5 MILLIONCRITTERS (10 million critters per acre)