NYC Building $80 M Recycling Center

The city recently broke ground on a new facility designed to collect all of the city's metal, glass, and plastic recyclables and reduce collection trucking by 260,000 miles each year.
November 1, 2010, 12pm PDT | Lynn Vande Stouwe
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The Sims Municipal Recycling Facility will also bring 100 new jobs to the waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, when in opens in December 2011, writes Yuka Yoneda. The facility is a central component of the city's long-term sustainability goals, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg:

"This will help advance two of the biggest goals of PlaNYC: cleaning the air we breathe and shrinking our city's carbon footprint. The Sims recycling facility will also help us revive Brooklyn's working waterfront."

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Published on Friday, October 29, 2010 in Inhabitat
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