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VIDEO: What Happens To NYC’s 3.2 Million Tons Of Trash | Business Insider

VIDEO: What Happens To NYC’s 3.2 Million Tons Of Trash | Big Business

Business Insider – March 21, 2121

New York City is one of the most wasteful cities in the world. But none of its trash is actually processed in NYC.

It’s sent to waste-to-energy facilities and landfills as far away as Ohio and South Carolina. It takes a vast network of sanitation workers, trucks, trains, cranes, and barges — and $429 million a year — to get it there.