The plan includes an overhaul of the city’s recycling program, incentives to reduce waste and tacit support for the City Council’s plan to dramatically reduce the use of plastic shopping bags.
Adding recycling barrels to Upper West Side street corners seemed like a good idea, but it hasn’t worked out exactly as planned.
Anna Giordano started We Future Cycle, which is now in eight school districts.
Christmas trees served us well during the holidays, but in the New Year, they are invariably tossed to the curb and left to be picked up as trash.
The Department of Sanitation will collect trees and turn them into compost starting Monday. The program will run through Friday, Jan. 16.
The electronics covered in the new law include computers, televisions, fax machines, VCRs, DVD players, printers/scanners, video game consoles, MP3 players, tablets and small servers.
As the dawn of 2015 arrives, New York state residents are reminded that new rules will be enacted for the disposing of electronics.
An environmental advocacy group on Monday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio and city agencies to expand recycling requirements for polystyrene foam.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer consumers great deals, and now, some companies are going one better.
The annual Garment District Summer Public Art Series will be captivating audiences until November.
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.