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Why Is New NYC Compost Program Causing A Stench?

New Yorkers have been asked to compost some of their garbage, and there have been complaints that it is creating a stinky mess.

CBS2’s Meg Baker was demanding answers Friday evening as to why the program could not be implemented more smoothly.

For many years, there have been green bins for regular garbage and blue ones for recycling. Now, there are also brown composting bins and residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn are none too pleased with them.

“The city’s always complaining that there is a rodent problem that exists in New York, and yet they are putting out the welcome mat by putting out these composts,” said Greenpoint building owner Marzena Golonka.

Golonka said her neighborhood stinks, and it is the city’s fault.

Continue reading at CBS New York

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