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Janelle snapped a clear picture of the new recycling bins at the Jay Street station, and these babies are stunning! Judging by the contents, they are intended for paper recycling. We're guessing they are built of see-through materials for terrorism-related reasons. We've never noticed any recycling bins in the subway before, so these might be the first ones in the whole system-- although the MTA has long had newspaper recycling programs set up on the commuter platforms at Grand Central Station. Does this mean that the MTA will be adding recycling cars to their daily trash trains? [Related: learn more about the MTA's other environmental programs.]