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An Environmental IQ Test for the Next Mayor of New York

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

There are garbage transfer stations in industrial areas in the outer boroughs. To get to them, unregulated private garbage trucks must pass through residential neighborhoods causing pollution. Fearing for their children's health, the residents want help. As mayor of this city, which of the following solutions would you support and why?

Does Anyone Think About Trash?

Nicholas E. Johnson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Nicholas E. Johnson

Where does my trash go? This was the question that stuck in my mind and refused to go away. This is the question that I began to ask and began to search for an answer. My investigation began.

Styrofoam Ban In NYC?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 02.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Could plastic foam containers get 86'd from the menu of takeout food options in the nation's biggest city? A sanitation official said Wed...

Taking on Our Fair Share of the City's Waste Burden

Melissa Mark-Viverito | Posted 09.18.2012 | New York
Melissa Mark-Viverito

Our trash does not magically disappear overnight -- it has to go somewhere. Residents for Sane Trash Solutions should join the rest of us in taking on their fair share of the city's waste burden.

A Trashy Political Idea

Tom Allon | Posted 07.15.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Spreading the trash problem around the five boroughs is a wise goal. Siting marine transfer stations in residential neighborhoods where many children congregate is awful public policy.

Thousands Of Dollars In Artifacts Found In NY Trash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- One man's trash is definitely another man's treasure. A Queens man hired to remove material from a deceased artist's estate has f...