Posts Tagged ‘recycling’

What’s in a Coffee Cup?

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

87611494 The city may ban polystyrene – more commonly known by its trademark name Styrofoam – which would affect local restaurants New Yorkers may soon have to wave goodbye to plastic foam coffee cups and take-out boxes. Last month, during his final State of the City address, Mayor Bloomberg announced that he wanted to ban the [&hellip
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When Times Get Tough, the Tough Get Rolling

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Man hole38 Officials raise concerns over unlikely stolen city property—manhole covers Place yourself on a city stoop during a recent smoldering summer evening. Perhaps you are taking your mind off of the heat with a book or cool glass of wine, when you notice a white, windowless van screeching past. Maybe you see two men, wearing what [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes from the Neighborhood

ribbon Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Sean Creamer Today’ Host Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Last week, Today show co-host and breast cancer survivor Hoda Kotb delivered the keynote address at Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital’s Breast Service Luncheon at the Pierre Hotel on the Upper East Side. Her speech was [&hellip
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No More Gritty Kitty

Written by admin on . Posted in Pets, Special Sections

It’s probably something you’ve got lying around the house already. And assuming you’re not a hoarder, you were going to throw it out anyway: the newspaper. Shredded newspaper makes a great cat litter. It’s the ultimate in recycling. Not buying one box of litter a week can save you more than $600 a year. That [&hellip
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