NYC expands recycling

Hawkins, Andrew
May 2013
Waste & Recycling News;5/13/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p0031
Trade Publication
The article focuses on an announcement made by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that New Yorkers can recycle takeout containers, empty yogurt cups, compact disc (CD) cases and other hard plastic. The announcement is one of the measures launched by city officials aimed at improving residential recycling rate, which has decreased to 15 percent in recent years. The role of the city's primary recycling contractor Sims Municipal Recycling in the recycling efforts in New York City is also cited.


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