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Cortlandt Closing And Capping Sprout Brook Burnt Trash Ash Pit

In Cortlandt, workers are stretching a black, plastic membrane across four million tons of burnt trash.


Trash and debris are seen on a Sandy Hook beach in New Jersey - Apr 19, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Record Amount Of Trash Hauled From N.J. Beaches

It’s a dubious distinction for New Jersey. Clean Ocean Action says 475,321 pieces of trash were collected from 127 miles of shoreline.


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MTA Official Mulls Food Ban On Subways Following Recent Food Fights

Following a string of recent videos showing food fights and vermin on trains, one MTA board member reportedly floated the idea of banning food and drinks in subway cars.


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Garbage Luring Black Bears From The Woods In N.J.

With the warmer weather, black bears were starting to come out of their dens in northern New Jersey in search of food.


Garbage piled up outside 124 E. 107th Street in East Harlem following the Christmas blizzard. (Photo/Juliet Papa)

Anger Remains As Limited NYC Trash Pick-Up Begins

For many residents the stench from rotting garbage is getting to be worse than the mounds of dirty snow.


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Trash Pick-Up Resumes A Week After Blizzard

When the first flakes began falling last Sunday, no one could have predicted the mess that followed.


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Eye On New York: Trash

In this Eye On New York report, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Robin Nagle, an NYU professor that teaches the course “Garbage in Gotham.”


A New York City Department of Sanitation vehicle cleans up Times Square - New York, NY - Jan 1, 2005 - Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

NYC Moving Sanitation Supervisors To The Streets

New York City’s Sanitation Department says it will put more workers on the streets by reassigning supervisors and adding 100 new hires for trash and snow removal.