Gallery: Former Brooklyn Container Terminal To Be Transformed Into Stat...

A massive 88-acre container terminal in Brooklyn is being transformed into the state-of-the-art Sims Municipal Recycling Facility as part of the Mayor’s PlaNYC2030 initiative to tackle waste management in the city. The facility will be overseen by the Axis Group, who will use the terminal’s location to freight recyclables to the facility by maritime vessels, which will be cheaper, use less fuel and reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. The recycling center has already won an Award for Excellence in Design from the Public Design Commission and construction is expected to be completed by December 2012.

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