New York just announced it would expand its recycling laws for the first time since 1989. It would recycle more plastic, set up more public bins, and create drop-offs for hazardous waste. Mayor Bloomberg is expected to approve the bill, which would keep 8,000 tons of plastic out of landfills.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.