The city’s single sort recycling program recycled 3,547 tons of aluminum, mixed paper, plastic, tin and glass in 2019.
The foundation partners with area nonprofits to support critical neighborhood revitalization projects.
Wolverine will pay $69.5 million to extend municipal water to 1,000 properties that experienced PFAS contamination.
The state has developed a Recycling Steering Committee, which expects to recommend changes for a more resilient recycling system by summer or early fall.
Labor unions, small businesses and grassroots donors spent upwards of $30,000 on each side to get out the vote for the November 2019 ballot.
The Call2Recycle program achieved a 5 percent increase for all consumer batteries from 2018, with rechargeable battery collections growing 13 percent.
The recycling program was suspended in April 2019 because of contamination in the recycling stream.
Collection teams are tagging contaminated recyclables with OOPS labels and refusing to pick up materials if residents don’t sort them properly.
The city has reportedly agreed to pay Firstar Fiber $110 per ton, equaling out to about $2 million through the end of the year to collect its materials.
The New York Times details seven reasons why recycling isn’t working in New York City.