From Environmental Leader: Commercial Waste Collection Zones Reduces Truck Traffic, Greenhouse Gas Emissions


A new study of New York City reveals that commercial waste collection zones may reduce truck traffic and greenhouse gas emissions associated with waste collection. “The City’s current open-market commercial waste system generates excess truck traffic, is highly concentrated among a few carters, has little transparency in pricing, and prevents private carting companies from achieving efficiencies that allow investments in recycling initiatives or cleaner trucks, the study found.” Learn more from Environmental Leader, here.

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