all stories tagged "recycling"


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Thomas Shomaker, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism  |  December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | 1 Comment
In the last few years, electronic recycling companies - like the Lower East Side Ecology Center’s E-Waste Warehouse - have opened the industrial Gowanus area of Brooklyn. VIDEO
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December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
On the next edition of MetroFocus: a look at what the eight billion dollar cost of public pensions in NYC may mean for Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio.VIDEO
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December 13, 2013 2:49 PM | 1 Comment
On the next edition of MetroFocus: a look at what the eight billion dollar cost of public pensions in NYC may mean for Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio.VIDEO
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Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Hands-on initiatives by a group of environmentally conscious students are enabling the kinds of lessons that go beyond the classroom.VIDEO
Joshua Li proudly holds up his finished product, Joshua's Raceway, made with 100% recycled and reusable materials. Photo by Lin Sanders.
Georgia Kral  |  May 24, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Joshua Yi from New Jersey won a national science competition with his design, "No More Trash."VIDEO
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Jon Lentz for City & State  |  May 7, 2012 10:01 AM | Comments
As the Bloomberg administration explores new ways to recycle, follow one empty coffee cup from the 49th floor of a Midtown skyscraper to a slow boat to China and beyond.
Photo courtesy of Sims Recycling Solutions
Georgia Kral  |  April 13, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Manufacturers in New York must provide convenient and free electronics recycling. The city is playing a role, too. VIDEO
New York City only recycles plastic bottles and jugs, though that is slated to change by 2013. Flickr/ kfisto
Georgia Kral  |  March 13, 2012 4:00 AM | 5 Comments
MetroFocus took to the streets armed with a camera to talk with New Yorkers about what they know -- or don't know, as seems to be the case -- about recycling. VIDEO
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