Garbage

A young bride spent her Friday night searching for a wedding dress that had accidentally been thrown out. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bride Digs Through Trash At City Dump In Fruitless Search For Wedding Dress

A garbage dump that takes trash from Manhattan’s Upper East Side was the last place that the newlywed wanted to be, but the young woman said she had to go through every single bag in the warehouse.

10/03/2014

Garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns has been shipped into the town of Brentwood, and one lawmaker wants to know why. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker Screams Environmental Racism After Hamptons Garbage Shipped To His Town

A Long Island community was upset Monday, outraged that garbage from the Hamptons and other east end towns is being held in their town until state officials can figure out how to send it to a landfill out of state.

07/28/2014

(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Taking Out The Garbage

Boomer and Craig discuss which prominent athletes they think take out the garbage and which ones do not…

WFAN–06/23/2014

Refuse lies along Broadway on February 18, 2014 in New York City. The city has reportedly received a total of about four feet of snow so far in 2014.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Sanitation Tackling Trash Backlog Following Repeated Snowstorms

New Yorkers have been complaining that trash is piling up amid the snow lately, but a Department of Sanitation official asked for patience as crews catch up.

02/18/2014

Overflowing garbage can in Astoria, Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Astoria Residents Call On City To Add Garbage Pickup As Trash Piles Up

“We used to have three pickups a day here in Astoria. We are down to one,” New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, who represents the area, said.

01/31/2014

Ismael Cekic found this Emmy Award in the trash in his Bensonhurst, Brooklyn neighborhood. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Seeks Owner Of Emmy Award Found In Roadside Trash

One man’s trash may be another man’s treasure, but the Brooklyn man who found an Emmy trophy in the garbage said that the award belongs with its rightful owner.

11/22/2013

Brooklyn Trash Overflow

Piles Of Trash Infuriate Many Brooklyn Residents, City Councilman

Residents in parts of Brooklyn have said enough is enough when it comes to trash littering their neighborhoods.

08/13/2013

Charles Younger

Disabled Brooklyn Man’s Motorized Scooter Hauled Off In Broad Daylight

A disabled Brooklyn Heights man was asking for help Wednesday in tracking down his stolen motorized scooter.

07/03/2013

Trash piles up in the city (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Residents Make A Stink Over Proposed Bensonhurst Garbage Transfer Facility

Many Bensonhurst residents are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, they told CBS 2’s Steve Langford that a new trash dump is the last thing they need.

04/28/2013

A rat is seen in Bushwick, Brooklyn (credit: Holli Haerr, 1010 WINS)

Residents In Bushwick, Brooklyn Say Rats Are Taking Over

Residents of the Bushwick section of Brooklyn have been complaining that their neighborhood is overrun with rats – and they said the city is not taking action.

03/20/2013

Hoboken Cleanup

Major Cleanup In Order In Hoboken After Devastation From Superstorm Sandy

Most of Hoboken, N.J., finally had power back Sunday night, but a major cleanup was in order with even the mayor’s home in a mess and the city’s popular bars nowhere near ready to reopen.

11/11/2012

Piles of garbage sit on a street corner in Midtown. (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

New Yorkers Want To Throw Department Of Sanitation Policy In The Trash

New Yorkers are crying foul over a sanitation policy that they say needs to be trashed.

08/27/2012

Town of Southold (Credit: http://southoldtown.northfork.net)

Dispute Causes Garbage To Pile Up In Long Island Town

dispute between a Long Island town and a privately-owned refuse carting service over trash bags has prevented the pick up and disposal of resident’s trash for days.

07/18/2012

"New York, Phew York" Art

You Can Now Order A Book That Lets You Sniff Your Way Through NYC

Several months ago, we told you about a book in the works that is right up the alley of those who loves the smells of New York City. Well, now it’s available for pre-order.

06/08/2012

Hutchinson River Parkway

Dozens Of Animal Carcasses Found By Hutchinson River Parkway

Police theorized the animals may have been legitimately euthanized at an area shelter or shelters, and given to a contractor to cremate or bury them.

04/05/2012

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