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Check the Neck!

Check the Neck!

New recycling poster from GROWNYC: fun and informative!

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NYC's Apartment Building Recycling Initiative

NYC’s Apartment Building Recycling Initiative

Ever wonder if the stuff you put out to get recycled ever actually gets recycled? Well now you don’t need to build yourself a giant bullet-proof box to throw glass bottles at to find out! Glassphamy (Photo via Macro Sea) – Do you live in, work in, or manageĀ an apartment building? – Would you like […]

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Recycling Textiles is Simple and Easy

One of the easiest things to recycle that is not currently included in the NYC curbside recycling program is textiles. It’s also happens to be one of the most valuable to recyclers. Most people already know that perfectly good clothing that either no longer fits or you no longer need can be taken to any […]

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5 Local Ways to Make a Global Impact, Right Now

Happy Earth Day to all! There are hundreds of ways that you can help the environment today. Here are 5 easy steps to help get you on your way. 1. Deplasticize Ok that might not be a word, but you get the point. 3/4 of the half-a-billion plastic water bottles sold in the U.S. every […]

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The Take Back Attack

The Take Back Attack

A New York City regulation that puts responsibility on producers and manufacturers to recycle their products is currently under attack by the electronics industry. In 2008, the New York City council passed legislation creating an e-waste recycling program, which would require electronics manufacturers such as Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony to come up with safe, […]

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Sunday Routine: Two Great Recycling Events Today

Sunday Routine: Two Great Recycling Events Today

Just a friendly reminder that there are two, count em two, great recycling events going on today on the Upper East Side. Don’t let those freezing temps stop you! E-Waste Recycling at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, & Mulchfest at Carl Schurz Park Have a great Sunday everyone and stay warm!

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