New York & Atlantic builds on construction and demolition debris business

Since September 2021, the New York & Atlantic Railway has worked with CSX to move outbound materials for Cooper Recycling’s facility in Brooklyn, New York. Anacostia Rail Holdings/Gregory Grice

Cooper Recycling had solely employed trucking to haul its recycled debris until it began using the New York & Atlantic in September 2021. Cooper Recycling opted to divert a major portion of its outbound traffic because of rail’s flexibility to reach farther points, and its lower transportation cost compared with trucking.


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