GOTHAM GAZETTE: SEARCHLIGHT 2002: The Record

The Record: July 2002

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Part of the city's recycling program begins on Monday - and homeowners and building managers are just getting the word. The change is simple: Stop putting plastic and glass at curbside for recycling, but keep putting out metal and paper separately. Put the plastic and glass in the garbage, except for those nickel-deposit containers, which still should be returned to vendors. Starting Monday, sanitation workers will leave bags or pails "contaminated" with the wrong materials at curbside, Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty warned.

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