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IMPROVING CITY LIFE IMPROVING CITY LIFE

GREEN INITIATIVES • Design a green environment: trees, parks, brownfield redevelopment • Support the GREEN INITIATIVES • Design a green environment: trees, parks, brownfield redevelopment • Support the private sector: incentives and funds for companies that go green and for creating green jobs • Purchase from green companies • Buy green products: hybrid cars, energy efficient light bulbs, etc. • Establish green coordinators for each neighborhood

HEALTH POLICY • • • Heart disease Diabetes Asthma TB HIV/AIDS Cancer Smoking Drug/Alcohol HEALTH POLICY • • • Heart disease Diabetes Asthma TB HIV/AIDS Cancer Smoking Drug/Alcohol Abuse H 1 N 1 Flu Depression Ageism

DEMOGRAPHICS • In 2040, of 420. 1 million Americans, the projected number of people DEMOGRAPHICS • In 2040, of 420. 1 million Americans, the projected number of people who will be aged 65 and older will be 86. 7 million, just over one in every five persons in the total U. S. • 33. 7 million persons or 8. 0% of the entire U. S. population will be over the age of 80.

HEALTHY CITIES INTIATIVE 1. Have a regular doctor 2. Be tobacco free 3. Keep HEALTHY CITIES INTIATIVE 1. Have a regular doctor 2. Be tobacco free 3. Keep your heart healthy 4. Know your HIV Status 5. Get help for depression 6. Live free of dependence on alcohol and drugs 7. Get checked for cancer 8. Get the immunizations you need 9. Make your home safe and healthy 10. Exercise

NYC PARKS INITIATIVES • NY Restoration Program – Native Plant Conservation Initiative – More NYC PARKS INITIATIVES • NY Restoration Program – Native Plant Conservation Initiative – More community gardens – Reclaim more than 400 acres of under-resourced parkland along the banks of the Hudson and Harlem Rivers • Million trees NY • Ensure that all New Yorkers live within a tenminute walk of a park

TRANSPORTATION POLICY • Bikeways • Pedestrian Malls • Traffic Cameras TRANSPORTATION POLICY • Bikeways • Pedestrian Malls • Traffic Cameras

CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY • Street Cameras • Community Policing • Community Drug Courts CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY • Street Cameras • Community Policing • Community Drug Courts

ENERGY POLICY • Alternative Sources – – – – Fuel Cells Hydroelectric Solar Wind ENERGY POLICY • Alternative Sources – – – – Fuel Cells Hydroelectric Solar Wind Nuclear Natural Gas Waste to Energy • Consumption – Smart Energy systems

EDUCATION POLICY • Charter Schools • Harlem Children’s Zone EDUCATION POLICY • Charter Schools • Harlem Children’s Zone

GARBAGE GARBAGE

NYC WASTE DISPOSAL • Solid Waste (cans, bottles, paper, plastic, tires, bottles, etc. ) NYC WASTE DISPOSAL • Solid Waste (cans, bottles, paper, plastic, tires, bottles, etc. ) • Other Waste • 11, 000 tons of waste generated per day • Garbage pick up – Residential/Government: NYC Dept. of Sanitation – Commercial/Industrial: private haulers

LANDFILLS • All NYC garbage once took to Fresh Kills on Staten Island • LANDFILLS • All NYC garbage once took to Fresh Kills on Staten Island • The largest landfill in the nation, twice size of the Great Pyramids • Now Closed

NIMBY (not in my backyard) NIMBY (not in my backyard)

OCEAN DUMPING OCEAN DUMPING

INCINERATION • About 15% of waste is burned in a waste-to -energy plant in INCINERATION • About 15% of waste is burned in a waste-to -energy plant in New Jersey • No plants located in the 5 boroughs

RECYCLING • Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, and phone books are shipped to paper mills • RECYCLING • Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, and phone books are shipped to paper mills • Steel is sold to scrap metal dealers and steel mills to make a variety of new steel products. • Milk and juice containers are de-polycoated and the paper remaining is used to make new products. • Glass is separated by color and sold to manufacturers of new glass bottles and jars. • Aluminum cans are baled and returned to can manufacturers where they are melted down, made into new cans.

SHIP GARBAGE TO OTHER STATES • Primary location is Waverly, VA; accepts 3. 3 SHIP GARBAGE TO OTHER STATES • Primary location is Waverly, VA; accepts 3. 3 million tons per year, other locations are in PA, NJ, TX

SHIPPING PROBLEMS • Land Use: up to 140 acres of land per year • SHIPPING PROBLEMS • Land Use: up to 140 acres of land per year • Transportation: requires 550 trucks • Costs: $600 million to transport in 1997, $1. 3 billion in 2009 • Facilities: requires waste transfer stations in city

SHIP TO OTHER NATIONS SHIP TO OTHER NATIONS

POLICY ALTERNATIVES • • • Landfill Incineration Recycling Ocean Dumping Ship to other States POLICY ALTERNATIVES • • • Landfill Incineration Recycling Ocean Dumping Ship to other States Ship to other Nations