During a Crain’s New York Business Breakfast, Commissioner Kathryn Garcia praised the agreement reached last week to create a commercial waste zone system.
At least four subsidiaries of United Technologies Corp. have been named as defendants in lawsuits seeking damages from alleged PFAS contamination.
Moving forward, the mission for The Traveling Trash Men is to partner with haulers and clean up different cities in need across the U.S.
The AI-powered, IoT technology aims to help municipalities cut costs and bin overflow by 50 percent and 80 percent, respectively.
Austin has begun testing phase 2 of the violet trash bag program, in which bag kiosks are being added to the heaviest hit areas of the city.
The state is already on track to implement a July 2020 ban on grocery store plastic bags.