On November 1, 2014 the Department of Sanitation New York City (DSNY) re-opened a “special waste” drop-off site in Manhattan. The new location, now at 74 Pike Slip, joins drop-off sites in the other boroughs in providing all city residents a place to easily, and safely, dispose of potentially harmful household products such as motor...

As of January 2015, it's illegal in New York to discard electronics in the trash. NYC apartment buildings are eligible to participate in an innovative new program that provides buildings with a FREE and convenient service to pick up and recycle unwanted electronics. The in-building service provided by e-cycleNYC represents the most comprehensive electronics recycling program...

  Organic waste accounts for about 31% of all waste generated by residents in New York City. Organic waste is yard waste, food scraps, compostable paper (napkins, paper plates, etc.), and other materials suitable for industrial-scale composting. Operating a curbside organics collection program can help NYC reduce millions of dollars in landfill disposal costs, achieve...

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