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CBS2 Demanding Answers: Why Is New NYC Compost Program Causing A Stench?

New Yorkers have been asked to compost some of their garbage, and there have been complaints that it is creating a stinky mess.


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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.


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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.


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Mayor Bloomberg Poised To Expand Food Scrap Composting Plan

In the coming years, New York City is looking at building a plant that would turn table scraps and egg shells into biogas to generate electricity.


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Report: Bloomberg Plans Food Waste Compost Program That Could Become Mandatory

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way, you might have to start separating food scraps out from your trash.


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No-Flush Green Toilets Proposed For Prospect Park

There’s a plan to build a $1.8 million green bathroom in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.


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Christmas Tree Recycling Begins Wednesday In NYC

The holiday season is officially behind us now, and it’s time to recycle that Christmas tree.


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Speaker Quinn: Apartment-Dwellers Can Compost, Too

There’s a move in the city to collect foodscraps at select Greenmarkets around the city for composting.


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Going Green: Riverside Park Eyes Compost Toilets

One of New York City’s most popular parks plans to install compost toilets that will produce fertilizer for its greenery.