How to Avoid Violations: Business Recycling and Organics


How to Avoid Violations: Business Recycling and Organics 
Presented by Brett Mons, Senior Manager Commercial Programs, NYC Dept of Sanitation


  • Background: the commercial waste system in NYC
  • Recycling in Businesses: what businesses must do to avoid violations
  • Organics in Businesses: what businesses must do to avoid violations in arenas, food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and hotel restaurants
  • Carryout Bag Fee: Retail and wholesale stores


Brett Mons is the Senior Manager for Commercial Programs at the New York City Department of Sanitation or DSNY. As Senior Manager, Brett oversees a team of outreach specialists who are tasked with educating the cities 200-400,000 businesses on complying with NYC commercial waste management requirements. Prior to managing the commercial program, Brett was program coordinator for the NYC Residential Organics Collection Pilot program. Brett holds a master’s degree from New York University in Urban Planning and worked on waste management issues as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Albania.


  • Members - $85.00 (check) and $90.00 (credit card)
  • Non-Members - $100.00 (check) and $105.00 (credit card)
  • Cancellation Policy: 72 hours prior to the event
  • Credit card payments are accepted the day of the event, only at the door

Submit registrations by email to Estigia Cruz at prior to November 8. See attached for complete details.


Tuesday Nov 15, 2016 5:30 PM
Tuesday Nov 15, 2016 8:00 PM
Location : Park Central Hotel
Coordinator : Elena Mitronich, President
870 Seventh Avenue (Between 54th and 55th Streets)
New York NY United States
Members Only : No
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