Litter

Cigarette butts in the street (file/credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Cigarette Butts Are Most Littered Item

According to the group Legacy, there were 287 billion cigarettes sold in the U.S. in 2011, the most recent year with data available. Of those, seven billion were sold in New York.

04/24/2013

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NYC To Reduce Number Of Street Fairs

New York City plans to reduce the number of street fairs and their hours following complaints from communities that the fairs create traffic congestion, noise and litter.

03/14/2011