Household products such as pesticides, strong cleaners, mercury-containing devices, paints, automotive fluids, and medications may be brought to the drop-off events.
Residents may also bring electronics, which can no longer be thrown away, because of a New York state law.
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One million NYC'ers have access to in-apartment building electronics recycling program
863,000 pounds of electronics collected since program’s start
To date, 2,500 buildings have enrolled in the program
NYC is launching a “B.Y.O.” campaign to promote the use of reusable mugs, bottles and bags
Look for B.Y.O posters on Sanitation trucks and sweepers
It costs the city $12.5 million per year to dispose of single-use carryout bags