• 3 Key Areas of Impact:

    • Policy input (hearings, meetings, letters)

    • Thought leadership (e.g., recycling guides, public forums)

    • Grant-making (MSWAB sponsors annual Community Composting and Reuse, Reduce and Repair grants)

  • 32 Members, selected by the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, serve two-year terms. Members include solid waste management industry veterans, waste reduction consultants, sustainability professionals, academics, concerned citizens, and more.

  • A 5-Person Executive Team, Steering Committee of Committee chairs, and 3 Members at Large govern the MSWAB.  

  • 11 Sub-Committees focus on specific initiatives. You do not need to be a member of the MSWAB to join a sub-committee.

  • Meetings are open to the public and convene the second Wednesday of every month, except in July and August. Contact Us to add your name to the security list.  

  • View our 2019 MSWAB Priorities & Goals, MSWAB Bylaws, and MSWAB Procedures to learn more.