The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board

is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to increasing recycling, reducing solid waste, and advancing solid waste policy in New York City.  We are a Board comprised of waste and recycling industry experts and concerned citizens, appointed by the Manhattan Borough President's Office.  

Plastic Bag Legislation

On February 22nd, 2017, the Manhattan SWAB wrote a letter to Governor Cuomo expressing disappointment in his decision not to veto A4883 & S4158, and support for the establishment of a statewide Plastic Bag Taskforce. Read our Letter here.