Recycling Returns: Ten Reforms for Making New York City's Recycling Program More Cost-Effective

After suspending glass and plastic recycling in the summer of 2002 due to record budget deficits, New York City later restored its full recycling program. This April 2004 NRDC report, shaped by a steering committee of representatives from 10 environmental and consumer groups, recommends strategies to make recycling more economically stable, while helping to expand New York's recycling program.