Crews in Newark were removing huge mounds of trash Tuesday, after they were dumped at the site of a memorial set up in honor of six family members killed in a fire this summer.
Westchester County is cracking down on what people put in their trash after an influx of construction debris showed up at the curb over the past six months.
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.
Residents in parts of Brooklyn have said enough is enough when it comes to trash littering their neighborhoods.
As the idiom goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”
The MTA said it’s trying to reduce the subway rodent population and the amount of refuse pick-up in the stations.
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.
There were predictions the subway stations in an MTA experiment that removed trash cans would become landfills with rails. But there is early evidence the riding public is on board with the concept.
Council members from all five boroughs are vowing to stop a Bloomberg administration plan to charge non-profits for garbage pickup.
Police discovered the body just before 4 a.m. Thursday on Hendrickson Street after getting a call about a garbage fire.
It’s being viewed by many as a bird-brained idea from city and federal officials, putting a garbage transfer station right in the flight path of planes flying to and from LaGuardia Airport.
For the past ten years, artist Justin Gignac has been packaging and selling plain old city trash to collectors around the world.
In a city that is often only noted for crime and poverty, it’s hard to see the beauty of Mount Vernon, with the trash and abandoned lots around the city.
The Fire Department told CBS 2HD the blaze began as a trash fire outside the building before spreading inside.
In Cortlandt, workers are stretching a black, plastic membrane across four million tons of burnt trash.