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The Future of Waste in New York: A Lecture by Kathryn Garcia, Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation

To kick off Getting to Zero, Open House New York’s year-long series on the future of New York City’s waste system, Kathryn Garcia, Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation, will outline the steps the city has already taken to achieve these goals, the opportunities and challenges we will face over the next few years, and innovative practices that have the potential to transform the waste management industry.

Double VELA: Tour of Recycling Plant

Embrace your inner kid and join us on a trip to Pratt Industry’s recycling plant on Victory Boulevard. Ogle at immense machinery, marvel at the automation, and get a peek at a massive recycling operation, right in our own backyard.