Plastic is one of the most polluting substances in the world. However, it’s hard to completely avoid this material. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
Recycling is one approach for reducing landfill waste, but replacing single-use items with reusable alternatives is another way to tackle a growing environmental problem. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →
The City Council overwhelmingly passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation today which will dramatically limit the use of plastic. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
The on-again-off-again ban on plastic bags is back on from Monday, meaning grocery stores, food establishments, and other New York businesses have to stop using them. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →
A statewide ban on plastic bags means grocery stores, food establishments and other New York businesses must stop using them from March 1, 2020 — and in New York City Continue Reading →
Several retailers have taken steps over the last year to become more eco-friendly and reduce their use of plastic. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
In 2015 34.5 million tons of plastic was disposed of, comprising 13% of all municipal solid waste (MSW) in the United States. However, only 3.14 million tons of plastics were recycled in 2015. Become an Harlem Continue Reading →