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How To Use The New Composting Bins In Lower Manhattan

The Downtown Alliance and the NYC Department of Sanitation recently launched a pilot program in the neighborhood for composting — and here’s a video that shows how easy it is to use these Bluetooth-connected receptacles. Per the video, all you have to do is follow these five steps:  Scan the bin’s QR codeDownload the eGate digital appSign upTap the bin to openTa-da! Place your compost in the bin and shut the lever closed Everyone is welcome to sign up to use the bins for food scraps and other compostable items using the eGate Digi app (available on iPhone and Android) and…

LMHQ’s Free Virtual Events: How To Craft Winning Proposals, Expand Your Networks And More

LMHQ, a collaborative workspace in Lower Manhattan has long been an essential resource…

Start Off 2022 Right By Remembering To Wear A Mask Indoors

New York heads into 2022 much like it headed into 2021: nervous about the coronavirus. On…

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Whether you’re making the most of a weekend getaway or looking for ways to mix up your lunch break, Downtown New York has all the shopping, dining and entertainment you could ask for. From City Hall to The Battery, savor one-of-a-kind flavors, discover awe-inspiring museums, catch a show and so much more.

When one square mile contains infinite possibility, you never know what’s next. So get going, and see what’s happening in Downtown New York.

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Managing the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID), the Downtown Alliance is your first and best business resource. Whether you’re dreaming of a grand opening or big-time growth, we’re here to help in more ways than one.

Who is the downtown alliance

Our mission at the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to enhance the quality of life in Lower Manhattan and advance the vibrant neighborhood as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District. By supporting economic development, public safety, sanitation, transportation and more, we strive to make Lower Manhattan an exciting, clean and safe place to live, work and play.

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