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Frequently Asked Questions — NYC Residents


What can I do with unwanted furniture, large appliances, and other bulky items?

How can I reduce the amount of ad circulars and junk mail that I receive?

When making home improvements, what can I do to create less waste?

How do we improve recycling and waste prevention in our apartment building?

Where can I find out about harmful cleaning products and pesticides, and safer substitutes for my home?

What can I do with my old computer and cell phone? They still work but I don't need them anymore.

Are batteries recyclable?

Should I use compact fluorescent bulbs even though they contain mercury?

How should I dispose of compact fluorescent bulbs?

What happens with staples, twine, and window envelopes in my paper recyclables?

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