Met Gala Attendees Will Don Their Sunday Best on Monday

They’re going to be rolling out the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday. It’s that time for the annual Met Gala, which marks the opening of the Costume Institute’s spring exhibit. It’s known as ‘fashion’s biggest night out’ — there’ll be an exclusive guest list, industry-influencing outfits and at least two Kardashians. The gala is known for breaking boundaries, and this year is no different.

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Save Those Scraps! New York City is Expanding its Composting Program

New York City has a lot of waste. And most of it, is food waste. Last year, the Department of Sanitation collected nearly 30,000 tons of banana peels, coffee grounds and expired lettuce. And the city is expanding its composting program. But not mandating it. If it did, it could be collecting 40 times that. As the program stands now, few people are participating. And environmentalists are hoping to get that number up. Meira Gebel reports.

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