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Clean City, Green Jobs: How Smart Recycling Policies Can Build Our City’s Economy

New York City has an opportunity to create thousands of good-paying jobs by raising the city’s low recycling rate and investing in recycling and composting infrastructure. Leading green cities around the country, including Seattle and San Francisco, have 60% more
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Advocacy group finds city could create jobs with better recycling

New York City's recycling rates remain too low, and the sanitation department and the private waste industry could create new jobs by more aggressively recycling within the city, according to a report released today by the advocacy group, Transform Don't Trash NYC.Read More
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Report: Raising NYC recycling rates could create thousands of new jobs

A new report from labor and environmental coalition Transform Don't Trash says that an estimated 3,300 new jobs could be created in New York if the city's combined residential and commercial recycling rate was increased to 70%. Read More
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Group Unveils Report Detailing Violations At Waste Station

Greenpoint Star By Benjamin Fang A report released by the community organization Cleanup North Brooklyn claims that Brooklyn Transfer, a private waste transfer company, has violated more than 1,200 city regulations in just one week. At their second annual meeting
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