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Solar-powered trash and recycling compactor in Times Square (Daniel P. Tucker)

Can New York City lead the way when it comes to recycling? New York's "recycling guru" Ron Gonen, the first-ever deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling and sustainability, joins us weekly in April to talk about expansion plans for recycling and reducing the amount the city has to export to landfills.  The discussion will work through the major components of the waste stream -- paper, metal, glass and plastic; electronics and hazardous chemicals; organics; and textiles -- plus, implications for environmental justice and the responsibilities of manufacturers.

What Goes Around: NYC Recycles E-Waste

Friday, April 05, 2013

Ron Gonen, New York City's first-ever deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling and sustainability, joins us weekly in April to talk about recycling in NYC.

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What Goes Around: NYC Recycles Organics

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Ron Gonen, NYC's first-ever deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling and sustainability, joins us weekly in April to talk about recycling in NYC. This week: organics.  Do you compost food waste now?

 

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What Goes Around: NYC Recycles Paper

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Ron Gonen, New York City's first-ever deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling and sustainability, joins us weekly in April to talk about recycling in NYC.  This week: paper and coordinating recycling among cities, businesses and manufacturers.

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What Goes Around: NYC's New Guide to Recycling

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Ron Gonen, NYC's first-ever deputy commissioner of sanitation, recycling, and sustainability, joins us weekly in April to talk about recycling in NYC. This week: news that the city will now recycle all rigid plastics, along with metal and glass -- including yogurt containers and iced coffee cups.

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