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The Life of Blue Bin Recyclables ♻️

The Life of Blue Bin Recyclables ♻️

In August, I toured the NYC Sims Recycling Center with GrowNYC, which is where all the blue bin recyclables go (plastics, glass, and metal). It was so much fun! I always wondered how recycling worked after the Department of Sanitation curbside pick-ups. Fun fact: NYC has one of the largest recycling centers in the nation! The trucks unload the recyclables into a large drop-off area, with 800 tons processed per day. Barges also transport recyclables from Bronx and upper Manhattan, reducing…

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