Starting October 1, 2018, Brooklyn South residents can make an appointment to have their electronic waste picked up by the NYC Department of Sanitation. To schedule a pick-up visit nyc.gov/electronics.
Beginning January 1, 2019, certain expanded polystyrene (EPS) items will be banned from possession, sale or use in NYC. Following the warning period, Notices of Violation will be issued and civil action may be taken. For more information, contact 311 or visit nyc.gov/foamban.
DSNY, Van Alen Institute, and the Industrial Designers Society of America / American Institute of Architects New York have announced the three finalists in their BetterBin competition. The competition offered designers an opportunity to reimagine New York City’s iconic green wire litter basket.