NYC Wants You To Recycle, So Where Are All The Recycling Bins?According to the city’s Department of Sanitation, there are 23,500 corner trash baskets in New York City but just 2,300 recycling baskets.
Sanitation Dept. Launches 'Trucks Of Art' Contest For Trash VehiclesNew York's Department of Sanitation wants to transform its fleet of recycling trucks into works of art.
New York Weather: Snow Alert To Start Sunday At 6 P.M.In advance of a winter blast coming at the end of the weekend, the city’s Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert starting Sunday night at 6 p.m.
Discarded Christmas Trees Creating Sanitation Backlog On Streets Of NYC"We don't collect them on specific days, so don't worry," Commissioner Katherine Garcia said earlier this month. "Leave it out there and we will take care of it."
Mayor Promises Action As Garbage Trucks Still Hog Parking SpotsMayor Bill de Blasio promised to "relieve the immediate pressure" about a street-turned-parking lot for Department of Sanitation vehicles.
Locals Demand Answers After Garbage Trucks Take Over NYC Parking SpotsThe Department of Sanitation has commandeered precious parking spots that were used by residents, and are now smelling up their neighborhoods.
Garbage Trucks Take Over Residential Street In East VillagePeople who live on East 10th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues say they noticed new parking signs put up a couple of weeks ago
Exclusive: Undercover Sanitation Police Fight Crime And GrimeThey are on the front line in the city's war on quality of life violations.
Plan Would Charge NYC Residents To Have Garbage Picked Up To Encourage RecyclingSome say a proposed new plan is about garbage is a bunch of garbage itself, while others think it might be an environmental turning point.
NYC Department Of Sanitation Issues Snow Alert For TuesdayThe snow alert begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, meaning the city will have its snow fighting equipment ready.
Sanitation Department: 2,200 Trucks Out Collecting Trash Piles After Last Week's SnowstormIn a tweet, the department says trucks are out collecting trash, recycling and organics citywide while limited snow operations are still underway.
Where Are The Plows? Officials Say Conditions Make Clearing City Streets DifficultWhere are the plows? It's a question many people are asking. Driving is treacherous, many city streets remain unplowed or waited hours to see them.
Garbage Worker Fosters Friendship With Biggest Little FanJohnny Tsacoumangos from Kirkwood, MO has big dreams of becoming a sanitation worker and he's ready to get his hands dirty.
'I Think It's Insane,' City Mulls Charging New Yorkers For Garbage Pick UpThe city sanitation department thinks some neighborhoods could do better, and it's considering many ideas including charging New Yorkers for regular garbage pick up to encourage them to recycle.
Garbage Is Piling Up With City's New Pickup Rules, Bay Ridge Residents SaySome Bay Ridge, Brooklyn residents say they are fed up with piling up garbage – and they have a unique plan to get the attention of Mayor Bill de Blasio.