Facing A Crisis, It’s Time for New York to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…and Rethink
New York is facing a waste crisis, as traditional options for disposing of municipal solid waste are slowly diminishing.
According to a 2015 study, nearly 40% of what residents throw away is material that could be recycled. Another 35% is organic material—food scraps and yard waste—that can be donated, composted, and processed into animal feed.
So let’s rethink about what we put at the curb and start by diverting organics, it’s easier than you think.