NYC Sanitation Department

Debris from superstorm Sandy in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island - Dec. 23, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New York City Ending Special Bulk Pickup Of Sandy Debris

In addition to its regularly scheduled trash pickup, the department has been collecting bulk items like flooded furniture in hard-hit storm neighborhoods of Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.

12/27/2012

State Sen. Tony Avella with Sanitation Department rules and regulations book he says spells out policy that may not be valid - Jan 13, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawmaker: NYC Sanitation Dept. Enforcing Rule That Doesn’t Exist

Six constituents of Queens New York State Senator Tony Avella have complained in the past few weeks of tickets for placing trash curbside outside of the sanitation department policy’s hours.

01/13/2012

Emergency NYC Snow Laborers (file / credit: NYC Department of Sanitation)

NYC Sanitation Dept. Wants You To Earn Money For Shoveling Snow

The Department of Sanitation is now registering emergency snow laborers who can be called upon to remove snow and ice citywide.

11/09/2011