Part of Mayor Bill de Blasio39snbspOneNYCnbspplan calls for sending zero waste to landfills and reducing waste disposal by 90 percent relative to 2005 levels by 2030 The plan was announced in AprilThe sustainability plan includes the expansion of New York Cityrsquos organics curbside collection and local dropoff site programs to serve all New Yorkers by the end of 2018 The city also hopes to implement singlestream recycling collection for metal glass plastic and paper products by 2020
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Organicsnbsprecycling is here to stay But that doesn39t mean the industry has figured out all the answers when it comes to collections and processing There were some fits and starts and new challenges that emerged in 2015Seattle attempted to boost participation by flagging residents that discarded too much food waste It eventually suspended the planned fines But it still faced lawsuits from residents over privacy concerns in regards to the monitoring of wasteAt the federal level legisla