A Zero Waste NYC in 2030

New Yorkers see trash everywhere. They also happen to send trash everywhere—other cities, states, and yes, even countries. Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City, a new exhibit at the Center of Architecture in Manhattan reveals just how the city could stop exporting the garbage of its 8 million residents by the year 2030. As part of the OneNYC initiative, Mayor Bill de Blasio first announced the 2030 mission to make New York a zero waste city three years ago. Although lofty, the exhibit makes the goal seem achievable by highlighting intuitive solutions brainstormed by architects, urban planners and design professionals based in the city. READ MORE