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Challenges ahead for New York City recycling czar

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NEW YORK — Ron Gonen joined New York City's Department of Sanitation in May 2012 as the department's deputy commissioner for recycling and sustainability, a newly created position. He was given the task of doubling the city's recycling rate (currently about 15 percent) by 2017. Gonen, the co-founder and former CEO of RecycleBank, made headlines last month when it was revealed that New York City would propose a ban on polystyrene food containers.

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