Tag: trash

September 30, 2015

A Greener Future for Waste Management

by Tamanna Virmani   All of us living or working in New York City recognize and admire the fact that the city is a trailblazer in many areas. However, waste management in general, and organics recycling in particular, have been challenging issues for the city – issues needing a trailblazing spirit to establish best practices. Read more…

May 30, 2015

Waste: Zero, World: Green

by Lisa Bonanate   A world with zero waste – sending nothing to landfill or incineration – sounds like a Utopian dream.  But in San Francisco, it’s a dream that’s becoming a political and social reality.  If you live in San Francisco, you can recycle or compost anything, even hazardous materials and construction waste.  How. Read more…

July 27, 2009

August Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Discussion of apartment recycling, deconstruction, and construction waste with speakers David Hurd, Director Office of Recycling Outreach & Education, Council on the Environment of New York City; Max Rubinstein, Deconstruction program manager at Build It Green!NYC (BIG!NYC) and Nick Marangi, Owner and President of Eagle Recycling.