The 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.
It gives new meaning to the four letter word “tote.” New Yorkers will have to shoulder the burden of bringing their own bags to a vast array of supermarkets and department stores — or pay a 10-cent fee for each and every bag — paper or plastic.
Trees left out on the curb for pickup will be chipped and composted for city parks, gardens and ball fields.
Discover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.
Starting in 2014, Brookhaven, Long Island, homeowners will no longer have to check their calendars before putting out their recycling.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the launch of the “Recycle Everything” ad campaign. The aim is to expand the city’s organic food waste recycling program. As WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell reported, […]
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.
In what Mayor Michael Bloomberg called “good news for the environment,” New Yorkers may recycle all kinds of rigid plastics starting Wednesday.
New York City residents were set to recycle thousands of old Christmas trees this weekend, during the 17th annual MulchFest at sites in all five boroughs.
The holiday season is officially behind us now, and it’s time to recycle that Christmas tree.
“The Department is very pleased to offer this special recycling service,” said Commissioner John Doherty. “Providing collection and recycling options for residents is environmentally valuable and benefits our neighborhoods. “
The suspects pocketed more than $200,000 in the scheme, said Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spot.
A Connecticut lawmaker said that discarded mattresses are a big problem in his state and he is moving to require that they be recycled, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
In New York City, like most places, you still have to sort your recyclable trash: paper, plastic and bottles. But how would you feel about not having to bother?
New York City might be a concrete jungle, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of opportunities to give back and go green. Here are seven organizations and activities to help the environment and encourage sustainable practices.