Here's How Sims Recycling Plant in Sunset Park Uses Advanced Tech to Keep NYC Streets Clean

Each day, the 11-acre Sims Municipal Recycling in Sunset Park processes over 450 tons of recycled materials through an amazing automated process involving air jets and conveyor belts. In this video from BRIC TV, see how the advanced tech works to keep New York City streets clean.

Have you ever wondered just where all of your recycling goes? And what does the recycling process look like? We went into The Sims Materials Recovery Facility in Sunset Park to see the advanced technology and methods they're using to ensure that New Yorkers reduce their impact.


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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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