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New Meetup: NY Product Stewardship: Present & Future

From: Cathy
Sent on: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 5:42 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

What: NY Product Stewardship: Present & Future

When: September 15,[masked]:00 AM

City College
140th and Convent Avenue Steinman Hall, Room 105
NY, NY 10031

*You must RSVP by this Friday, September 11, 2009*


Buy Recycled Alliance of New York


. . . and NYSAR3/Region 2 invite you to join a problem-solving forum to discuss issues related to recycling, environmentally preferable products, and other environmental issues.

NY Product Stewardship: Present & Future

Please join us for our first program of the new meeting season and hear about the status of product stewardship in New York City and New York State, now and in the months and years ahead.

Over the past few years a variety of product stewardship laws have been passed in the City and the State, including take-back laws for cell phones, electronics, plastic bags, and rechargeable batteries.

Our panel includes
Todd Ellis from the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation;
David Hirschler from the NYC Department of Sanitation; and
Kate Sinding from the Natural Resources Defense Council and representing the new NY Product Stewardship Council.

They will discuss the variety of product stewardship laws and volunteer programs available in New York, challenges in the implementation of the various programs, and the future of product stewardship as the NY-PSC develops and matures.

Coffee will be provided; bring your own mug.


Tuesday, September 15, 2009

10:00 am ? 12:00 noon

hosted by the NYC Materials Exchange Development Program (MEDP)

(Take the 1 train to 137th/B?way, walk east on 138th, through the campus gates, left onto Convent, right on 140th. Or take the A/C/B/D to 145th/St. Nicholas, walk west on 145th, left onto Convent, left on 140th. Or take the 4/5/6 to 125th/Lexington, change to the M100 or M101 bus. M4/M5, M18 or BX19 buses will also get you close to campus. On-campus parking available only with two weeks notice, but there?s a parking garage on 145th Street between Convent and Amsterdam.)

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