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.


Monthly SWAB Meetings

Join us at our next meeting! SWAB meetings occur on the second Wednesday of every month from 6pm to 8pm. Location:

Bank of America Tower, 48th Floor

1 Bryant Park

New York, NY, 10036