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Recycling trash bins line the street at an Earth Day event in Times Square on April 22, 2010 in New York City.(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Community Comes Together For Cleanup Event In Coney Island

The 3rd Annual Spring into Action project kicked off Saturday with a street cleaning along Mermaid Avenue.

03/21/2015

Clean up begins after New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square on January 1, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Dept. Of Sanitation: Times Square Saw 48 Tons Of Trash On New Year’s Eve

As New Yorkers and tourists alike filed out of the Crossroads of the World, a small army of sanitation workers descended on the area to remove party hats, confetti, noise makers and other trash.

01/05/2015

Sal Pane is accused in a published report of misrepresenting his experience in cleaning up after New York City's first Ebola patient. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Behind Cleanup In NYC Ebola Case Accused Of Misrepresenting Himself

The man brought in to clean up the contaminated waste from Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, Sal Pane, has been accused of using good looks and charm to win business and attention that he did not earn.

11/21/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

North Hills, L.I. Approves Law Requiring Residents To Clean Up After Dogs On Own Property

The village of North Hills, Long Island has approved a law requiring homeowners to clean up after their dogs – even on their own property.

07/17/2014

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup From Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Should Be Over In November

The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.

10/14/2013

Billy Joel At Long Island Cleanup

Gov. Cuomo, Billy Joel Join Volunteers For Long Island Beach Cleanup

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was part of a fall cleanup event in Oyster Bay, Long Island Saturday – along with Billy Joel.

09/21/2013

Lower Lake, Yaphank

Neighbors: Yaphank Lake Has Been Ruined By Algae, Invasive Plants

Residents have been none too happy with a decision by the town of Brookhaven, Long Island, to postpone cleanup of a lake overrun with invasive plants and algae.

09/17/2013

New York U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in Union Square - May 3, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Gillibrand Pushes Legislation To Improve Contaminated Site Cleanup

A push has been launched for the federal government to provide additional help in cleaning up contaminated sites.

08/10/2013

View of the Hudson River from Irvington - Nov. 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Hundreds Gather To Clean Up Hudson Shoreline From Albany To NYC

The Hudson River shoreline was a little tidier Sunday afternoon, after more than 100 clubs and organizations took part in the second annual Riverkeeper Sweep.

05/12/2013

Little League Cleanup In Queens

Little League Players Hit The Field For Volunteer Cleanup In Queens

Nearly 1,000 Little League players took to the fields Saturday – to volunteer for a cleanup effort.

04/06/2013

Lindenhurst

Volunteers Work To Clean Up Sandy Debris In Lindenhurst

Volunteers spent the day Saturday cleaning up homes that were flooded in Lindenhurst, Long Island, so that the process of rebuilding after the damage of Superstorm Sandy can begin.

03/02/2013

Seaside Heights boardwalk planks and roller coaster in the ocean on Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Post-Sandy Ocean Junk Poses Safety Hazard, But Cleanup Continues

The need for a swift cleanup has grown critical, after Superstorm Sandy swept objects of all sizes into the ocean and posed a potential threat to summer swimmers.

02/17/2013

Senate President Steve Sweeney (Credit: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us)

Sweeney Calls For Probe Of No-Bid Contract For Sandy Debris Cleanup

New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney has called for a panel to investigate a no-bid contract for debris cleanup awarded by the Christie administration after Superstorm Sandy.

02/04/2013

Jones Beach Cleanup

Volunteers Head Out To Clean Beaches Of Sandy Debris

Volunteers headed out Saturday to clean beaches around New York and New Jersey, in an effort to help communities recover and rebuild in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

12/08/2012

Staten Island Damage

Sanitation Worker Shocked By Live Power Line While Cleaning Up On Staten Island

A New York City sanitation worker was hospitalized Sunday, after touching a live power line while working on cleanup efforts in Staten Island.

11/04/2012

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