Allan Gerlat, News Editor

March 14, 2014

1 Min Read
New York City Starts Lincoln Square Recycling Program

New York City has launched a public space recycling bin program in the Lincoln Square district.

The New York City Department of Sanitation added 22 recycling cans in Lincoln Square, 11 for paper and cardboard and 11 for glass, metal and plastic, according to a news release. The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) worked with the sanitation department on the program.

The city plans to expand the initiative.

“These newly designed public space recycling containers will ensure that New Yorkers, and the many visitors that come to our city every day, can recycle their paper, bottles and cans while on the go,” said Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty.

About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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