NYC Considers Major Changes to Recycling Legislation

Published: 20 April 2010
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Recycling, Studies/State & Federal Regulations, Sustainability

According to, New York City is looking to completely overhaul its recycling program, which would mean more materials accepted at the curb, as many as 1,000 recycling bins placed across New York’s five boroughs and an increased emphasis on collecting household hazardous waste (HHW). If passed, the new legislation would be the first major change to the city’s recycling legislation since 1989 and would coincide with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd!

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