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 →
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 an 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 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!
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 an Harlem World 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 →