nyc recycling expansion

Recycling NYC

Recycling plastic in NYC has been confusing for years. First it only took plastics with certain numbers on the bottom of the container, then, for the last few years, it only took bottle and jugs with the opening smaller than the body, meaning no yogurt or take out containers. BUT NOW: 

“Starting today, if it’s a rigid plastic – any rigid plastic – recycle it,” said Mayor Bloomberg. This doesn’t include plastic grocery bags but those are taken at CVS and most supermarkets. 

For more detailed info, click here. Happy recycling!!