“‘Starting today,’ Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said at a news conference in City Hall Park, ‘if it’s a rigid plastic -– any rigid plastic -– recycle it.'” (NYT.) New York City gets closer to San Francisco this week, as Mayor Bloomberg announced the biggest expansion in recycling in 25 years. The mayor’s announcement can be watched here.
Meanwhile, in Washington, DC, leaders of the Power Rockaways Resilience solar team were honored at a White House event called Champions of Change.