Recent M SWAB Updates

Learn more: Reuse and Repair Grantees

We are very proud of our Reuse and Repair Grant projects, and are so pleased to have provided $24,025 in funds to 16 projects, in partnership with Citizens Committee for New York City

More info and detail here


New Dream Simplify the Holidays Pledge

Kelley Denning from New Dream spoke to the M SWAB in October about her research and efforts to spur more experiential, less wasteful holidays. Do you want more of what matters—not just more stuff? New Dream can help you get started.

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Minutes from the last M SWAB meeting

October 11th 2017 M SWAB Meeting Minutes

The Manhattan SWAB membership application is live! 

The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board

The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB) is a volunteer citizens’ advisory board dedicated to helping NYC achieve its zero waste goals. We advise the Manhattan Borough President, City Council, City Administration and others on policies and programs regarding the development, promotion and operation of the City’s waste prevention, reuse and recycling programs. We are a Board comprised of solid waste management industry, waste reduction and diversion consultants, sustainability professionals, and concerned citizens, appointed by the Manhattan Borough President’s Office. We produce two grant programs: the NYC Community Composting Grant and the NYC Reuse and Repair Grant, hold monthly meetings, provide information online about waste reduction and diversion in NYC, and have a number of active committees, all of which are open to the public.

Monthly SWAB Meetings

Join us at our next meeting! SWAB meetings are open to the public, and occur on the second Wednesday of every month from 6pm to 8pm.

Find SWAB meetings and other events on the SWAB Calendar


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