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Nyc Waste Management

Emily Thomas

'Compost Islands' Could Help Solve NYC's Trash Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green

Each year, New Yorkers produce more than 14 million tons of trash, which usually gets sent to landfills outside the city. Nearly 29 percent of that wa...

YOU CAN NOW RECYCLE THESE THINGS IN NYC

| Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

By Irene Plagianos, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer CITY HALL — If it’s hard and plastic, recycle it. That’s the message Mayor Michael Bloomberg s...

NYC Takes the Garbage Out

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Steven Cohen

New York City's leaders have run the numbers and understand that shipping garbage to distant landfills is not only bad for the planet; it's bad for the pocketbook.