Opinion: Keeping Things Fair for Essential Workers Should Be Essential to Congestion Pricing

“Police, Sanitation, and other government workers have long called Staten Island home, thanks to its affordability when compared to the other boroughs, great schools, and safer neighborhoods. Yet that affordability is now being threatened by a pricing program to fund a system that consistently underinvests in our great borough.”

SEE IT: How NYC Turns Food & Yard Waste Into ‘Big Apple Compost’

City Limits takes a multimedia look at how food waste is repurposed at the Department of Sanitation’s 33-acre composting facility in the Fresh Kills section of Staten Island. The site is part of New York City’s effort to operate “the nation’s largest composting program” and limit the climate impact of its waste sector, which accounts for 4 percent of citywide emissions.