September Green Building Tour: Sims Recycling Plant

September 11, 2017

GreenHomeNYC INVITES YOU TO TOUR:

 

THE SIMS MUNICIPAL RECYCLING PLANT 

 

Join GreenHomeNYC for an afternoon tour of the Sims Recycling Plant. Not only does the plant processes nearly 20,000 tons of waste per month, but does so in a state-of-the-art facility made of almost nothing but recycled steel. The plant is housed atop an 11-acre peer on what was once a NYPD impound lot. On site you’ll find a 600 kW photovoltaic installation, NYC’s first commercial size wind turbine, a stormwater management system that utilizes bioswales and a retention pond, flood-proof buildings supported by recycled glass and crushed rock as well as artificial reef habitats for aquatic life. Come see this award-winning facility for yourself!

 

Date/Time: Thursday, September 28th at 3:00pm

RSVP early for discounted tickets

 

 

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