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Change is in the air- NYS Climate Week Sept 21-27
Go Car Free

Walk, Bike or Use Mass Transit

We encourage all New Yorkers to forego driving your vehicles at least one day during Climate Week (9/21-27) and instead walk, ride a bike, or use mass transit. Take the pledge and do your part to Go Car Free for Climate!

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Plastic Bag Ban

Be sure to bring your reusable bags when you go shopping. DEC will begin retailer enforcement of the plastic bag ban October 19- but don't wait, start bringing your bags today! #BYOBagNY