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 a Harlem insider 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 →
Instead of paper or plastic, New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis could soon face a different choice at the checkout line: Pay or bring your own reports Patch. Become a Continue Reading →
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 a Harlem insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →
The City Council overwhelmingly passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation today which will dramatically limit the use of plastic. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!
A broad coalition of New York state businesses and business associations, that represent thousands of workers, including union members call to stop the plastics ban. Become a Harlem insider – Continue Reading →
WE ACT for Environmental Justice celebrates New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for announcing on Tuesday his plan to ban single-use food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, Continue Reading →