Litter Bugs Are Costing Taxpayers Millions To Clean State Roads On Long IslandFriday was Earth Day, but that's not why crews were out in force cleaning up the roadways on Long Island.
Survey: Cigarette Butts Are Most Littered ItemAccording 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.
NYC To Reduce Number Of Street FairsNew 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.

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