September 12, 2013
by Eric Goldstein
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New York City Council Set to Vote on Visionary Legislation to Spur More Sustainable Food Waste Disposal Practices in NYC Homes, Schools and Apartment Buildings

Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC’s New York City Environment, NY
The New York City Council is scheduled to vote today on important legislation that would lock in major environmental advances in the collection of food scraps and yard was… Continue reading

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June 17, 2013
by Eric Goldstein
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A National Model for Sustainable Food Waste Disposal Is Being Created Where? Right Here in New York City

Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC’s New York City Environment, NY
The New York Times is giving front page coverage today to the latest plans by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for advancing composting and environmentally sound… Continue reading

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April 22, 2013
by Eric Goldstein
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Bloomberg Administration Charting Bold, New Direction on Recycling in New York City

Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC’s New York City Environment, NY
In a significant turnabout during his final year in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is orchestrating a shift in solid waste policies that should improve the … Continue reading

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November 2, 2012
by Margaret Brown
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One Very Heartfelt Thank You to Mayor Michael Bloomberg!

Margaret Brown, Legal Fellow, Urban Program, New York

We are in the fourth post-Sandy day here in New York City, and I think it is safe to say we’re short on transportation services and long on NYC pride. Much of mine is directed… Continue reading

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July 27, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Rit Aggarwala on why cities are more environmental solution than problem

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC

  
Rohit “Rit” Aggarwala leads the environmental program at Bloomberg Philanthropies.  Previously, he was chief advisor to New York City mayor … Continue reading

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August 5, 2011
by Eric Goldstein
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Musical Chairs at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection

Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC’s New York City Environment, NY It seems like the City’s Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) just can’t catch a break this summer.
Two weeks ago, a fire roared through the main engine … Continue reading

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July 30, 2010
by Eric Goldstein
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A Shot of Adrenaline for the Nation’s Largest Municipal Recycling Program

The New York City Council did not meet in its historic chambers at City Hall yesterday.  With portions of the 198 year old City Hall ongoing much-needed renovation, the Council gathered instead at the old Emigrant Savings Bank building, just about… Continue reading

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