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Info for Businesses


Recycling Info
All NYC businesses are required by law to recycle through arrangement with a private carter.
business recycling requirements

Disposal Guidelines
How to hire a private carter. Also, learn which items require special handling, and can't go in the trash.
disposal guidelines for businesses

Take-Back Requirements and Product Stewardship
Companies that sell or produce certain products such as electronics, rechargeable batteries, and tires have mandatory take-back requirements. Others have voluntarily implemented product stewardship programs for other products.
take it back nyc: business guidelines
product stewardship

Get Listed on NYCWasteLess
Find out how to get listed on our products and services pages, our helpful links pages, or on our events calendar.
get listed

Waste Prevention at Work
Incorporating waste prevention in everyday decisions and long-term planning can reduce waste and save money.
waste prevention at work
tips for your business: virtual business improvement district
measurement tools

Reuse it NYC
Info on how NYC businesses can donate or sell usable furniture and equipment.
reuse it nyc: info for businesses
ny wastematch: nyc's free reuseable materials exchange
re-fashioNYC clothing donation bin

Green Building and Purchasing
Sustainable purchasing, construction, and renovation can lower environmental impacts, increase efficiency, and improve operating costs.
green building
green purchasing

Lawn care tips and composting instructions help groundskeepers reduce organic waste, and add fewer chemicals to the environment.
composting in nyc
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