Five-cent bag ‘tax’ in NYC is likely to cut use in half

New York City shoppers will soon have to pay 5 cents for disposable bags, as city council members have approved a measure to require some retailers to collect a fee on paper or plastic bags. Tatiana Homonoff, a behavioral economist and assistant professor at Cornell University’s Department of Policy Analysis and Management, conducted a study […]

Kids explore trash and recycling at Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo, Jan. 30 at Cornell

WHAT: Tenth annual Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., 2016 WHERE: Duffield Hall Atrium, Cornell University campus ITHACA, N.Y. – From the factory to the landfill and recycling center, area elementary students are using LEGOS to show their creative ideas for dealing with the world’s waste. The […]