New York City announces plans to cut red meat supply in municipal buildings by 50 per cent

Mail Online | 4/25/2019 | George Martin For Mailonline
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New York City has announced plans to cut its red meat consumption in half as part of mayor Bill de Blasio's recently approved 'Green New Deal'.

Under the plans, the amount of red meat consumed in municipally-run facilities will be slashed and purchases of processed meats will be phased out in its schools and hospitals by 2040.

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If it comes into use, the city would be first in the world to adopt a policy of this kind.

Announcing his Green New Deal on Monday, De Blasio said he will ban new construction of glass skyscrapers in an effort to cut emissions by 30 per cent.

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'If a company wants to build a big skyscraper they can use a lot of glass if they do all the other things needed to reduce the emissions,' de Blasio told reporters.

'But putting up monuments to themselves that harmed our earth and threatened our future that will no longer be allowed in New York City.'

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