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De Blasio Administration Bans Single-Use Styrofoam Products in New York City Beginning July 1, 2015

Department of Sanitation Determines Expanded Polystyrene Foam Not Recyclable NEW YORK – The de Blasio Administration today announced that as of July 1, 2015, food service establishments, stores and manufacturers may not possess, sell, or offer for use single service Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam articles or polystyrene loose fill packaging, such as “packing peanuts” in […]

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  • May 2, 2015

Earth Day 101: Baby Steps To Going Green

If you’re considering becoming more eco-conscious, Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to dip your toe into the “green” world — it’s not at intimidating as you think! Make a commitment to be kinder to the planet with these baby steps. While some of these may seem like givens, even the smallest change or changes […]

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  • May 2, 2015

Mayor de Blasio: The Plan for a Strong and Just City

OneNYC establishes bold goals and specific targets for a strong, sustainable, resilient, and equitable city – 800,000 people out of poverty by 2025, Zero Waste, eliminating long-term displacement after future shock events, and much more Mayor de Blasio: Environmental and Economic Sustainability Must Go Hand in Hand – and OneNYC is the Blueprint NEW YORK—The […]

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  • May 2, 2015

Build It Green – Leave No Footprint

Let me sing the praises for Build It Green. A great place to recycle materials from home improvement projects and to pick up new materials. Sources say that a Restore (same concept from Habitat For Humanity) will open soon in the NYC area. Yay! Build It Green!NYC (BIG!NYC), is New York City’s only non-profit retail outlet […]

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  • February 17, 2015

LNF Users – Environmental Impact

Look at the environmental impact for just the electronics that have been recycled through Leave No Footprint. The carbon equivalent of 91 trees, 401 gallons of gasoline, 3,429 plastic bottles or 15,775 aluminum cans. Thanks LNF users!

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  • February 17, 2015

Bummer! Don’t give up NYC!

Don’t give up NYC! NYC’s Pilot Compost Program in Trouble, with Shutdown of Delaware Processor New York City’s fledgling composting program has hit a major snag. The nearly two-year-old pilot project takes food scraps from about a dozen neighborhoods and 400 schools as part of an effort to reduce waste. But the facility that processed most of […]

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  • February 17, 2015

December – A Great Time for Donations!

Tomorrow is December and a great time to make donations because it feels good and you can get tax deductions! Let Leave No Footprint deal with the hassle. Here’s how: Leave No Footprint is a donation/recycling pickup service that will divert your stuff (electronics, clothing, housewares, small furniture, paint, batteries, light bulbs) from the landfill […]

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  • November 30, 2014