Raise NYC’s Dismal Recycling Rate & Create Jobs

New York City's commercial waste system is highly-polluting, costly, and dangerous to the environment and workers. Restaurants, offices and businesses send nearly 2 million tons of commercial waste to landfills and incinerators each year. NYC could recycle and compost 90% of its commercial waste, creating thousands of good jobs, but right now our city recycles less than half that.

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