Trash Collection

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

Dept. of Sanitation show plow in wrong position

NYC Promises Better Response For Next Snowfall

Heads were beginning to roll in the wake of the City’s agonizingly slow and poor response the to last week’s blizzard, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is promising it will be different for Friday’s expected snowfall.

01/06/2011

Garbage piles up on the sidewalk on East 58th Street between First Avenue and Sutton Place on Manhattan's East Side. (Credit: Susan Richard/1010 WINS)

NYC Residents Frustrated By Delayed Trash Collection

If you’ve walked or driven on many streets in New York City, you know that mountains of snow have been replaced by piles of garbage. So how bad has the situation gotten?

01/05/2011

A Garbage Truck - File / Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Deal Saves 195 Sanitation Jobs In Newark

Roughly 287 sanitation workers were to be let go Dec. 23 and their jobs were to be outsourced to a private company.

12/17/2010