Grey, General waste.
Green, Mixed recycling.
Brown, Garden waste.
Dark green, Food waste.
What colours can you bring to the party? :)
Los Angeles Times, October 12, 1997
N.Y. garbage disposal ban lifted
Mixed recycling? In your dreams! There’s the black bin for glass and tins, the blue bin for newspapers, the blue bag for cardboard and the orange for plastics. If Bloomberg gets wind of the scheme, NYers will find themselves up to their armpits in rubbish receptacles....