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New Recycling Laws Are In Effect


newrecyclinglawRecycling is hard. Recycling is complicated. In fact, in NYC, recycling is so difficult that we have only a 15% recycling rate across the city- pretty weak.

But that is all about to change because we finally have a city-wide, enforceable recycling law allowing all rigid plastics, including yogurt containers, those plastic clamshells they have at every salad bar, the crazy plastic forms that everything from lightbulbs to scissors to lipsticks gets packaged in and pretty much any plastic that’s used as a container. You can read the whole article about it at the NYC.gov website HERE.