Letters of Opposition and Support

The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board was established in 1989. The effort to archive the Board's history here is much more recent. The vast history of documents and opinions of the Board will be shared on this page over the coming months. Please check back for progress as the archive continues to grow.

February 22, 2017 - Letter to Governor Cuomo Regarding NY State Bills A4883 & S4158 and the Establishment of Statewide Plastic Bag Taskforce.

February 8, 2017 - Opposition to NY State Bills A4883 & S4158 Moratorium on Local Carryout Bags Fee

March 25, 2014 - Support of United War Veterans Council Clothing and Household Goods Recycling Program

January 21, 2014 - Support of ALIGN "Transform Don't Trash NYC" Campaign

March 28, 2013 - Support of Proposed Ban on Expanded Polystyrene (Plastic Foam) Packaging

August 6, 2012 - Support Creation of Deputy Commissioner of Recycling and Sustainability Position