Department of Sanitation
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Saturday morning that while New York City fared better than many areas in the blizzard overnight, precautions are still necessary as many areas were under a foot of snow.
A New York City sanitation worker was arrested this weekend and charged with driving while intoxicated.
So far, the sanitation department has collected more than 389,000 tons of debris, according to the city.
The holiday season is officially behind us now, and it’s time to recycle that Christmas tree.
“The Department is very pleased to offer this special recycling service,” said Commissioner John Doherty. “Providing collection and recycling options for residents is environmentally valuable and benefits our neighborhoods. “
Sanitation workers are loading up 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows, and preparing tire chains.
The snow began early in the morning, and in parts of our area, roughly four inches fell, forcing some residents in New Jersey to break out their shovels in the afternoon.
Sanitation crews working 12-hour shifts have collected more than 55,000 tons of refuse and debris since the storm hit.
New Yorkers are crying foul over a sanitation policy that they say needs to be trashed.
The bill’s sponsors said the city’s trash workers face potential harassment for just doing their jobs. Lawmakers said some sanitation workers have been assaulted while on the job.
For those looking to forget about their ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, Saturday night is their chance to do just that. Saturday night is “Trash Your Ex” night at MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team.
AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.
Commissioner John Doherty reminds New Yorkers to remove tree stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments from the trees. Doherty also wants people to remember to not put their trees in plastic bags.
More than six hours after the incident, cranes and several heavy-duty trucks successfully lifted and pulled the salt spreader back into the building. Officials are continuing to investigate what led to Wednesday morning’s incident.
In a release, the city agency said that the contractors would help the DSNY with plowing and snow hauling from tertiary streets “as needed” when storms were forecast to bring 6 or more inches of snow.