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.
Now that the holiday season is over, it’s time to take down the Christmas tree, but that doesn’t mean you have to throw it in the trash.
In the last ten years, the recycling rate has has gone from 29 percent to 24 percent on Long Island.
The days of sorting metal, plastic and other recycling items into separate bins are over on the University of Connecticut’s flagship campus.
In this Eye On New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with the founder and CEO of Wearable Collections, Adam Baruchowitz, about recycling New York City’s old clothing.
State and national recycling advocates are hailing the first year of New York’s expanded bottle deposit law as a success.
It’s a story of turning of turning wipeouts into liquid assets, and helping the environment at the same time.
Westchester residents may soon recycle more than soda bottles.