Gotham Gazette – Council Member Shahana Hanif, a Brooklyn Democrat, has introduced legislation to create a citywide curbside organics program for residential buildings. Council Member Sandy Nurse, also a Brooklyn Democrat and chair of the Council’s sanitation committee, has introduced bills to enshrine the zero waste by 2030 goal into law and require regular reporting on progress by the administration. And Council Member Keith Powers, a Manhattan Democrat, has introduced bills to mandate that the Department of Sanitation establish at minimum one community recycling center and at least three organics drop-off sites in each community district [Read More].