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The DSNY Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling has created various materials to promote and encourage recycling, composting, and waste prevention in NYC. The table below shows many of the current materials available for download.

NOTE: The files below are PDF (Portable Document Format) documents; you'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader leaving NYCWasteLess to display and print them.

recycling: residences, city agencies, schools, institutions
recycling: businesses
composting
waste prevention

ALSO SEE:
sanitation literature/decal request form leaving NYCWasteLess (small quantities)
general material request form (large quantities)
school (K-12) material request form
agency & nonprofit material request form
site visit request form
event participation request form
event listings
recycling and waste prevention videos


Recycling Materials
for residences, city agencies, schools, and institutions serviced by the NYC Department of Sanitation

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Recycling Checklist
English/Spanish; explains what & how to recycle.

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Recycling Checklist
English/Chinese; explains what & how to recycle.

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Blue Bin Sign
English/Spanish; place above metal, glass & plastic recycling containers.

click to open pdf
Green Bin Sign
English/Spanish; place above paper recycling containers.

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Blue Bin Sign
English/Chinese; place above metal, glass & plastic recycling containers.

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Green Bin Sign
English/Chinese; place above paper recycling containers.

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Indoor Blue Decal
To label indoor metal, glass & plastic recycling containers.

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Indoor Green Decal
To label indoor paper recycling recycling containers.

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Outdoor Blue Decal 
To label metal, glass & plastic recycling containers that will be placed at the curb.

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Outdoor Green Decal 
To label paper recycling containers that will be placed at the curb.

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Building Sign
English/Spanish
Note: This pdf lets you type in location-specific information.

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Building Sign
English/Chinese
Note: This pdf lets you type in location-specific information. 

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Bookmark

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Recycling Info Packet

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re-fashioNYC Brochure 

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e-cycleNYC Brochure

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Apt Building Recycling Initiative Brochure

click to open pdf
Area Decal

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Golden Apple Awards Info Card 

 

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Bumper Sticker

ALSO SEE:
request forms
recycling in nyc
apartment building recycling initiative
info for k-12 schools
nyc agencies
research reports
TV campaigns
videos
mascot appearances 

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School Info Sheet

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Recycling Materials for Businesses
serviced by private carters

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Commercial Brochure

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Take-Back: Business Guidelines

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Bottles & Cans Sign

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Paper Sign

ALSO SEE:
nyc business recycling

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Composting Materials
see NYC Compost Project for updated contact info.

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Composting Guide

click for more info
Mulch Mowing

click to open pdf
Worm Bin Composting

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NYC Compost Project Info Card

click to open pdf
What to Compost Tip Sheet

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  Compost Made Easy (English/Spanish)

click to open pdf
How to Use Compost Tip Sheet

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Community Compost Sites Tip Sheet

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Crazy for Composting Tip Sheet

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3 Bin Composting Tip Sheet 

click to open pdf
Decomposer Tip Sheet

click to open pdf
Mulch Tip Sheet

click for pdf
Wormbin Composting Tip Sheet 

click to open pdf
Worm Facts Tip Sheet 

ALSO SEE:
composting in nyc
nyc compost project
research reports
TV campaigns
videos

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Master Composter Manual

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Waste Prevention

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Harmful Products 

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Stuff Exchange & ReuseNYC

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ReuseNYC Member Directory

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NYC WasteMatch

ALSO SEE:
wasteless at home
re-fashioNYC
household products
get rid of stuff
stuff exchange leaving NYCWasteLess

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