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Ralph Nader Headlines Speakers at 5th Annual NYC Reuse Sector Conference

YC Materials Exchange Development Program (NYC MEDP) [nycmedp.org] is pleased to announce the enormous success of the 5th Annual NYC Reuse Sector Conference, held last Thursday, May 17th. Featuring a keynote addresses by environmental and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, this year’s conference drew attendees representing over thirty local and regional organizations, agencies and programs.

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BUILD IT GREEN!NYC HELPS SUPPORT WATERTOWER PIECE IN BROOKLYN

Build It Green!NYC provides support for WATERTOWER piece in Brooklyn

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PER SCHOLAS FEATURED ON LOCAL PBS AFFILIATE WNET

Per Scholas Featured On Local PBS Affiliate WNET

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LESEC Opens New E-Waste Warehouse in Gowanus

The Lower East Side Ecology Center has opened up a new E-Waste Warehouse in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Find out how they are working to keep toxic e-waste out of our landfills.

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FILM BIZ RECYCLING NOW OFFERING RE-STITCH PROGRAM

Eva Radke, founder and president of Film Biz Recycling(FBR), believes in a simple concept -"do what you love." So when FBR intern Alina Butnaru told Radke that what she really wanted to do was sew and create, Eva responded "then that's what you'll do!"

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Baby Buggy Celebrates 10 Years in Empire State Style

Baby Buggy Celebrated their 10th Anniversary with festivities, and Mayor Bloomberg declared December 5th "Baby Buggy Day!"

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Moynihan Station: New York's Largest Adaptive Reuse Project

In early November the staff of NYC MEDP toured the Farley Post office, the site of the future Moynihan Station.

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